prevision

Definitions of prevision
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n the power to foresee the future

Synonyms:
prescience
Type of:
capacity, mental ability
the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior

n seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing

Synonyms:
farsightedness, foresight, prospicience
Type of:
knowing
a clear and certain mental apprehension

n a prophetic vision (as in a dream)

Type of:
vision
a vivid mental image

n the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

Synonyms:
anticipation, prediction
Types:
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projection
a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
prognostication, prophecy, vaticination
knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
adumbration, foreshadowing, prefiguration
the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
crystal gazing
staring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events
divination, foretelling, fortune telling, soothsaying
the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
Type of:
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning
thinking that is coherent and logical

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