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prevision

play
noun pre·vi·sion \prē-ˈvi-zhən\

Definition of prevision

pre·vi·sion·al play \-ˈvizh-nəl, -ˈvi-zhə-nəl\ adjective
pre·vi·sion·ary play \-ˈvi-zhə-ˌner-ē\ adjective


Origin of prevision

Middle English previsioun, from Middle French prevision, from Late Latin praevision-, praevisio, from Latin praevidēre to foresee, from prae- + vidēre to see — more at wit


First Known Use: 15th century


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prevision

verb pre·vi·sion

Definition of prevision

pre·vi·sionedpre·vi·sion·ing play \-ˈvi-zhə-niŋ, -ˈvizh-niŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  foresee



Examples of prevision

  1. <he claimed to have previsioned the crash of the stock market>



1891

First Known Use of prevision

1891


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