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- adv. In a prescient manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With prescience or foresight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a prescient manner; with prescience.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with foresight
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But as coach Mike Tomlin presciently acknowledged at the team's final offseason workouts in June, distractions are inevitable.
In the next match (the internally corrupted match against Wigan, where Johnson 'presciently' wore a '100 goals' vest to celebrate this milestone, even though this was his first goal in over six months!), Johnson netted two pseudo-goals as the match was rigged.
In this vein, right after Israel's occupation of Gaza and the West Bank including East Jerusalem in 1967, the great Jewish-American writer I.F. Stone presciently wrote: Israel is creating a kind of moral schizophrenia in world Jewry.
The novel presciently anticipated the sort of environmentalist concerns, "ecology" in the idiom of the 1960s, that have subsequently become culturally central – Dune was, indeed, the first novel with an ecological theme to have a significant impact.
As Andy Grove so presciently articulated in the July 1, 2010, issue of Businessweek, the economies of China, Singapore, Germany, Brazil and India have demonstrated "that a plan for job creation must be the number-one objective of state economic policy; and that the government must play a strategic role in setting the priorities and arraying the forces of organization necessary to achieve this goal."
Show-business history records that the American actor Peter Falk, who has died aged 83, made his stage debut the year before he left high school, presciently cast as a detective.
I'd obviously spent too much time watching the Island of the Blue Dolphins, or was I presciently anticipating The Odyssey?
A friend of mine from Chicago who had Obama as a law professor presciently predicted that an Obama administration would be characterized by "ruthless pragmatism," not progressive idealism.
One of the books on a stack that called to me in that store was a collection by John Updike, "Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism," which features a 2000 essay in which Updike, who died of cancer in 2009, presciently accepts the imminence of hand-held reading devices but laments the loss of books as physical things:
"Osteosarcoma sometimes takes a limb to check you out," Hazel thinks presciently when she first sees him at a cancer support group.
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