Definitions for prescienceˈprɛʃ əns, -i əns, ˈpri ʃəns, -ʃi əns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pre•scienceˈprɛʃ əns, -i əns, ˈpri ʃəns, -ʃi əns(n.)

  1. knowledge of things before they exist or happen; foreknowledge; foresight.

Origin of prescience:

1325–75; ME < LL praescientia. See pre -, science


Princeton's WordNet

  1. prescience, prevision(noun)

    the power to foresee the future


  1. prescience(Noun)

    Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge.

    God's certain prescience of the volitions of moral agents. J. Edwards

  2. Origin: From prescience, from praescientia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prescience(noun)

    knowledge of events before they take place; foresight


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