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From Latin praescire (know beforehand), from prae + scire.


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prescient (comparative more prescient, superlative most prescient)

  1. Having knowledge of events before they take place; possessing or exhibiting prescience.
    • 2018 January 28, Dafydd Pritchard, “Cardiff City 1 - 1 Manchester City”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Warnock described City as the best team in Europe in the build-up to this match and joked that his players had been preparing for the game - and City's inevitable dominance - by training without a ball.
      It proved to be a prescient quip, as the home side had to toil for long periods, struggling to lay a glove on their stylish opponents.