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pre·scient  audio  (prshnt, --nt, prshnt, -sh-nt) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of or relating to prescience.
  2. Possessing prescience.

ETYMOLOGY:
French, from Old French, from Latin praescins, praescient- present participle of praescre, to know beforehand : prae-, pre- + scre, to know; see skei- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
prescient·ly(Adverb)


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