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prevision

[pri-vizh-uh n] /prɪˈvɪʒ ən/
noun
1.
foresight, foreknowledge, or prescience.
2.
a prophetic or anticipatory vision or perception.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; pre- + vision
Related forms
previsional, adjective
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  • They explain the different results by referring to the degrees of prevision of the different measurements.
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prevision

/prɪˈvɪʒən/
noun (rare)
1.
the act or power of foreseeing; prescience
2.
a prophetic vision or prophecy
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Word Origin and History for prevision
n.

1610s, "foresight," from French prévision (14c.), from Late Latin praevisionem (nominative praevisio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin praevidere "see first, see beforehand," from prae- "before" (see pre-) + videre "to see" (see vision).

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