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Definition of prescient adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

prescient

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈprɛʃnt//
 
, NAmE//ˈprɛʃiənt//
 
(formal)
 
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knowing or appearing to know about things before they happen prescient warnings
NAmE//ˈprɛʃns//
 
, NAmE//ˈprɛʃiəns//
 
noun [uncountable] She showed great prescience in selling her shares just before the market crashed.
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