Precognosce Pre*cog"nosce, v. t. [L. praecognoscere to foreknow.] (Scots Law) To examine beforehand, as witnesses or evidence. [1913 Webster]

A committee of nine precognoscing the chances. --Masson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • precognosce — pre·cognosce …   English syllables

  • precognosce — To pre examine …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • precognosce — (|)prē+ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin praecognoscere to foreknow Scots law : to examine in the proceeding of precognition …   Useful english dictionary

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