precognition pre·cog·ni·tion (prē'kŏg-nĭsh'ən)
Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception.
supernormal knowledge of future events, with emphasis not upon mentally causing events to occur but upon predicting those the occurrence of which the subject claims has already been determined. Like telepathy and clairvoyance, precognition is said to operate without recourse to the normal senses and thus to be a form of extrasensory perception (ESP).
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