Prevenience
Prevenience Pre*ven"i*ence (?; 106), n. The act of going before; anticipation. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • prevenience — pre·ven·ience (prĭ vēnʹyəns) n. 1. The act or state of being antecedent or prevenient. 2. Attention to another s needs. * * * …   Universalium

  • prevenience — noun The act or condition of occurring earlier; being antecedent. Something done beforehand in anticipation of a later situation …   Wiktionary

  • prevenience — pre·ven·ience …   English syllables

  • prevenience — prēˈvēnyən(t)s, nēən noun ( s) Etymology: from prevenient, after such pairs as English intelligent : intelligence 1. : prévenance 2. : prevenient character or action …   Useful english dictionary

  • prevenient — prevenance /prev euh neuhns/, prevenience /pri veen yeuhns/, n. preveniently, adv. /pri veen yeuhnt/, adj. 1. coming before; antecedent. 2. anticipatory. [1600 10; < L praevenient (s. of praeveniens) coming before, prp. of praevenire to… …   Universalium

  • prevenient — adjective Of or pertaining to prevenience …   Wiktionary

  • prevenient grace — noun An Arminian doctrine distinctive to Methodism and the broader Wesleyan movement. It holds that man is so fallen that he is utterly incapable of perceiving the need for salvation, but God, in His infinite wisdom, has preveniently extended to… …   Wiktionary

  • expectation — I noun anticipation, assurance, awaiting, calculation, contemplation, expectance, expectancy, exspectatio, foreboding, forefeeling, foreknowledge, foresight, hope, intention, misgiving, opinio, preconception, presentiment, presumption, presurmise …   Law dictionary

  • anticipation — Synonyms and related words: TLC, a priori knowledge, anachronism, antecedence, antecedency, antedate, antedating, anteriority, apprehension, attention, beginnings, buddhi, care, carefulness, caution, certainty, circumspection, circumspectness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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