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precognition

play
noun pre·cog·ni·tion \ˌprē-(ˌ)käg-ˈni-shən\

Definition of precognition

  1. :  clairvoyance relating to an event or state not yet experienced

precognitive play \(ˌ)prē-ˈkäg-nə-tiv\ adjective



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precognition

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noun pre·cog·ni·tion \ˌprē-(ˌ)käg-ˈnish-ən\

Medical Definition of precognition

  1. :  clairvoyance relating to an event or state not yet experienced—compare psychokinesis, telekinesis

precognitive \-ˈkäg-nət-iv\play adjective



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