- foresight, foreknowledge, or prescience.
- a prophetic or anticipatory vision or perception.
Origin of prevision
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Examples from the Web for prevision
For which prevision he was rewarded with a stinging smack on the head.The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
Was this coincidence, or prevision, or what Mr. Dessoir calls the 'falsification of memory'?Storyology
The correctness of Mr. Gallatin's prevision was soon apparent.Albert Gallatin
John Austin Stevens
Her prevision that, when she loved, it would be desperately, had been fulfilled.Beyond
It is now clear that his instinct was sure, his prevision acute.
- the act or power of foreseeing; prescience
- a prophetic vision or prophecy
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Word Origin and History for prevision
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