Foresee or predict (an event)‘he had intelligence to previse the possible future’
- ‘The future cannot be prevised except in a general way, in an unfinished universe where science must expect to revise its formulations in further research.’
Late 16th century from Latin praevis- ‘foreseen, anticipated’, from the verb praevidere, from prae ‘before’ + videre ‘to see’.
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