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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Perceiving the significance of events before they occur.

Usage examples (33)
  • Extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations
  • Look up the word prescient, then reread the last few posts.
  • Whether Stephenson's vision of a totally privatized America will turn out to be equally prescient is at least one theme of Jody Freeman and Martha Minow's edited volume,...
  • In a groundbreaking new book that Publishers Weekly has already called "prescient" - for more
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