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prevision

noun pre·vi·sion \ prē-ˈvi-zhən \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prevision

previsional

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

previsionary

play \prē-ˈvi-zhə-ˌner-ē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology 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


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prevision

verb

Definition of prevision

previsioned; previsioning play \prē-ˈvi-zhə-niŋ, -ˈvizh-niŋ\
transitive verb

Examples of prevision in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of prevision

1868



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