Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Knowledge or awareness of something before its existence or occurrence; prescience.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Knowing beforehand, prescience, foresight, precognition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Knowledge of a thing before it happens, or of whatever is to happen; prescience.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Knowledge that precedes the existence of the thing or the happening of the event known; prescience.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. knowledge of an event before it occurs

Etymologies

fore- +‎ knowledge (Wiktionary)

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