Definitions for prescienceˈprɛʃ əns, -i əns, ˈpri ʃəns, -ʃi əns
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pre•scienceˈprɛʃ əns, -i əns, ˈpri ʃəns, -ʃi əns(n.)
knowledge of things before they exist or happen; foreknowledge; foresight.
Origin of prescience:
1325–75; ME < LL praescientia. See pre -, science
the power to foresee the future
Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge.
God's certain prescience of the volitions of moral agents. J. Edwards
Origin: From prescience, from praescientia.
knowledge of events before they take place; foresight
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