prevision


1pre·vi·sion

noun \prē-ˈvi-zhən\

Definition of PREVISION

2
pre·vi·sion·al \-ˈvizh-nəl, -ˈvi-zhə-nəl\ adjective
pre·vi·sion·ary \-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

2prevision

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

Definition of PREVISION

transitive verb
:  foresee

Examples of PREVISION

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

First Known Use of PREVISION

1891

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