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prevision

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noun pre·vi·sion \prē-ˈvi-zhən\

Definition of prevision

previsional

play \-ˈvizh-nəl, -ˈvi-zhə-nəl\ adjective

previsionary

play \-ˈvi-zhə-ˌner-ē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of prevision

Middle English previsioun, from Medieval 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

previsioned

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previsioning

play \-ˈvi-zhə-niŋ, -ˈvizh-niŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  foresee

Examples of prevision in a sentence

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

1868

First Known Use of prevision

1868



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