foreknowledge

[ fawr-nol-ij, fohr-, fawr-nol-ij, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌnɒl ɪdʒ, ˈfoʊr-, fɔrˈnɒl ɪdʒ, foʊr- /

noun

knowledge of something before it exists or happens; prescience: Did you have any foreknowledge of the scheme?

Origin of foreknowledge

First recorded in 1525–35; fore- + knowledge
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