Definition of clairvoyance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kleəˈvɔɪəns//
; NAmE NAmE//klerˈvɔɪəns//
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the power that some people claim to have to be able to see future events or to communicate with people who are dead or far away Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French. from clair ‘clear’ + voir ‘to see’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clairvoyance