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clairvoyance

 [klar-voi´ans] (Fr.)
a form of extrasensory perception in which knowledge of objective events is acquired without the use of the senses.

clair·voy·ance

(klār-voy'ants),
Perception of objective events (past, present, or future) not ordinarily discernible by the senses; a type of extrasensory perception.
[Fr.]

clairvoyance

/clair·voy·ance/ (klār-voi´ans) [Fr.] extrasensory perception in which knowledge of objective events is acquired without the use of the senses.

clairvoyance

[klervoi′əns]
the alleged power or ability to perceive or to be aware of objects or events without the use of the physical senses. Also called clairsentience. See also extrasensory perception, parapsychology, telepathy.

clair·voy·ance

(klār-voy'ăns)
Perception of objective events (past, present, or future) not ordinarily discernible by the senses; a type of extrasensory perception.
[Fr.]

clairvoyance

The claimed ability to perceive other than by the senses. Most if not all episodes of alleged clairvoyance are either illusory or fraudulent.
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