Definitions for prescient
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perceiving the significance of events before they occur
"extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
Having knowledge of events before they take place; possessing or exhibiting prescience.
Origin: From praescire, from prae + scire.
having knowledge of coming events; foreseeing; conscious beforehand
Origin: [L. praesciens, -entis, p. pr. of praescire to foreknow; prae before + scire to know: cf. F. prescient. See Science.]
in respect, 'prentices, prentices, reinspect
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Their participation in the sneaker game was very prescient. They were getting in there much earlier than any of the other brands we see doing it now.
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