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English definition of “precognition”

precognition

noun [U] uk   /ˌpriː.kɒɡˈnɪʃ.ən/ us    /-kɑːɡ-/ specialized
knowledge of a future event, especially when this comes from a direct message to the mind, such as in a dream, rather than by reasonExtrasensory perception and telepathyPredicting things and intuition
precognitive
adjective uk   /-ˈkɒɡ.nɪ.tɪv/ us    /-ˈkɑːɡ.nɪ.t̬ɪv/
She claims she has precognitive abilities and can foresee events.Extrasensory perception and telepathyPredicting things and intuition
(Definition of precognition from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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