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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prescient mean? 

PRESCIENT (adjective)
  The adjective PRESCIENT has 1 sense:

1. perceiving the significance of events before they occur

  Familiarity information: PRESCIENT used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PRESCIENT (adjective)

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Perceiving the significance of events before they occur

Context example:

extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations


discerning (having or revealing keen insight and good judgment)

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