providentia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prōvideō (take care, give attention to; foresee).

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Noun[edit]

prōvidentia f (genitive prōvidentiae); first declension

  1. The ability to see something in advance; foresight, foreknowledge.
  2. Precaution, providence, forethought.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative prōvidentia prōvidentiae
genitive prōvidentiae prōvidentiārum
dative prōvidentiae prōvidentiīs
accusative prōvidentiam prōvidentiās
ablative prōvidentiā prōvidentiīs
vocative prōvidentia prōvidentiae

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References[edit]

  • providentia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879