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prescience

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1 the special ability to see or know about events before they actually occur
  • most believers would probably agree that complete prescience is one of God's attributes

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2 concern or preparation for the future
  • parents who had the prescience to make everything in their house childproof before the arrival of their first baby

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  • hindsight

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“Prescience.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prescience. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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