Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of prevision.

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Examples

  • How good are publishers at previsioning the unformed desires of readers, and which publishers are best keeping up with these changing tastes?

    Got a Question? I’ve Got an Answer (maybe)

  • As they electrify the very air, the screams of the Mad Woman seem to comment on the action in the manner of a Greek chorus, previsioning an unfortunate outcome for all.

    31 Screams: Colette O'Neil

  • It has been lived through and the climax passed in that previsioning which imagination made more intense, more harrowingly real, than the reality.

    McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908

  • Millenniums passed before Copernicus and Gilileo, with their crude but efficient telescopes, showed the truth of it; but Pythagoras, caught it by previsioning insight

    The Challenge of International Relations to North America

  • Barbee, previsioning defeat at Blenham's hard hand, suffering in his youthful pride, had given birth, deep within him, to an undying hatred.

    Man to Man

  • I am sure such a game of mix and match could be carried out with almost any other sacred book you care to name. ancient Egyptian belief that the creator god Atum brought order to the primordial chaos through an autoerotic display is a clear previsioning of the modern concept of abiogenesis.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • I am sure such a game of mix and match could be carried out with almost any other sacred book you care to name. ancient Egyptian belief that the creator god Atum brought order to the primordial chaos through an autoerotic display is a clear previsioning of the modern concept of abiogenesis.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • The vicarious change in language, its previsioning power, gives man a measure of control over the conditions.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol II No 2

  • In the light of what meets our eyes today, his previsioning of the operation of this dual process is breathtaking: the creation of “a mechanism of world inter-communication ... functioning with marvellous swiftness and perfect regularity”; (62) the undermining of the nation-state as the chief arbiter of human destiny; the devastating effects that advancing moral breakdown throughout the world would have on social cohesion; the widespread public disillusionment produced by political corruption; and — unimaginable to others of his generation — the rise of global agencies dedicated to promoting human welfare, coordinating economic activity, defining international standards, and encouraging a sense of solidarity among diverse races and cultures.

    Century of Light

  • Admiral Milne, writing that the legal opinion was that "Nothing could be done to save the Packet's being interfered with outside of the Marine league from the British Coast"; but he added, "I am not informed that the Law Officers decided that Mason and Slidell might be taken out of the Packet, but only that we could not prevent the Packet's being interfered with," thus previsioning that shift in British legal opinion which was to come _after_ the event.

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

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