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

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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

  2. Origin: [F. prescience, L. praescientia. See Prescient.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prescience

    prē′shi-ens, n. knowledge of events beforehand: foresight.—adj. Prē′scient, knowing things beforehand.—adv. Prē′sciently. [L. præsciens, pr.p. of præscīrepræ, before, scīre, to know.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prescience in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prescience in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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