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  • 1 prescient — ● prescient, presciente adjectif Doué de prescience. ● prescient, presciente (difficultés) adjectif Orthographe et sens Ne pas confondre ces deux adjectifs. 1. Prescient, e (sans accent aigu sur le e) adj. = qui a la connaissance intuitive de l… …

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  • 2 Prescient — Pre sci*ent (pr[=e] sh[i^]*ent or shent), a. [L. praesciens, entis, p. pr. of praescire to foreknow; prae before + scire to know: cf. F. prescient. See {Science}.] Having knowledge of coming events; foreseeing; conscious beforehand. Pope. [1913… …

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  • 3 prescient — presciént adj. m., pl. presciénţi; f. sg. presciéntă, pl. presciénte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PRESCIÉNT, Ă adj. înzestrat cu capacitatea de a şti dinainte ce urmează; prevăzător. (< fr …

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  • 4 prescient — prescient, ente (prè si an, an t ) adj. Qui a la prescience d une chose, des événements futurs. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   S il voit les biens et les iniquités à son miroer prescient, pardurable...., E. DESCH. Poés. mss. f° 104. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy.… …

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  • 5 prescient — (adj.) 1620s, from Fr. prescient (15c.), from L. praescientem, prp. of praescire (see PRESCIENCE (Cf. prescience)) …

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  • 6 prescient — index omniscient, prophetic, vigilant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 prescient — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having knowledge of events before they take place. DERIVATIVES prescience noun presciently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin praescire know beforehand …

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  • 8 prescient — [[t]pre̱siənt, AM pre̱ʃ [/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that someone or something was prescient, you mean that they were able to know or predict what was going to happen in the future. [FORMAL] ... Bob Roberts , an eerily prescient comedy about a… …

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  • 9 Prescient store — A prescient store is an operation to allow store operations to occur earlier than would otherwise be permitted in the context of threads and locks. The process needs some way of knowing ahead of time what value will be stored by the assignment… …

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  • 10 prescient — prescience, prescient The usual pronunciations are pres i ǝns and pres i ǝnt, with the first and second syllables both short …

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  • 11 prescient — adjective see prescience …

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  • 12 prescient — pre·scient (prĕshʹənt, ē ənt, prēʹshənt, shē ənt) adj. 1. Of or relating to prescience. 2. Possessing prescience.   [French, from Old French, from Latin praesciēns, praescient present participle of praescīre, to know beforehand : prae , pre +… …

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  • 13 prescient — adjective /ˈprɛsɪənt,ˈprɛ.ʃənt/ Having knowledge of events before they take place; possessing or exhibiting prescience …

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  • 14 prescient — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. perceptive, cautious, foresighted; see discreet , judicious . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by foresight: farsighted, fore sighted, visionary. See FORESIGHT …

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  • 15 prescient — pre|sci|ent [ˈpresiənt US ˈpreʃənt, ˈpri: ] adj formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of praescire to know before ] able to imagine or know what will happen in the future >prescience n [U] …

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  • 16 prescient — pre|sci|ent [ preʃənt ] adjective FORMAL knowing or behaving as if you know what will happen in the future ╾ pre|sci|ence noun uncount …

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  • 17 prescient — pre·sci·ent || presɪənt adj. having foresight, able to foresee future events; having advance knowledge …

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  • 18 prescient — [ prɛsɪənt] adjective having knowledge of events before they take place. Derivatives prescience noun presciently adverb Origin C17: from L. praescient , praescire know beforehand , from prae before + scire know …

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  • 19 prescient — a. Foreknowing, foreseeing …

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  • 20 prescient — adjective formal able to imagine or know what will happen in the future prescience noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English