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precognition

 [pre″kog-nish´un]
the extrasensory perception of a future event.

pre·cog·ni·tion

(prē'kog-nish'ŭn),
Advance knowledge, by means other than the normal senses, of a future event; a form of extrasensory perception.
[L. praecogito, to ponder before]

precognition

/pre·cog·ni·tion/ (pre″kog-nish´un) extrasensory perception of a future event.

precognition

[-kognish′ən]
the alleged intuitive foreknowledge of events. Compare premonition.

precognition

Forensics
A term of art used in Scottish courts for a preliminary statement by a witness; a pre-court evidentiary statement which may be given by medical or nursing staff to a the Procurator Fiscal in criminal proceedings or in a Fatal Accident Inquiry.

Paranormal
The alleged foreknowledge of an event; clairvoyance, especially by extrasensory perception.

pre·cog·ni·tion

(prē'kog-nish'ŭn)
Advance knowledge, by means other than the normal senses, of a future event; a form of extrasensory perception.
[L. praecogito, to ponder before]

pre·cog·ni·tion

(prē'kog-nish'ŭn)
Advance knowledge, by means other than the normal senses, of a future event; a form of extrasensory perception.
[L. praecogito, to ponder before]
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After all, it is this final knowledge that the precogs are not always correct--which should be more accurately phrased as the precogs are correct, but what we see is not always true--that prompts the District of Columbia, in the end, to abandon the precog system and presumably results in the defeat of the National Precrime Initiative as well.
Like seers, the precogs have a second sight, of sort, and this second sight propels the narrative line.
When Minority Report finally rescues the precogs from this cold technological womb, it clothes them in comfy sweaters, sets them before the hearth, and places the entire homey tableau within a farmhouse surrounded by autumn fields.
Science proves no more capable of Preventing an entirely female dinosaur population from reproducing itself that it does of thwarting precog Agatha's compulsion to avenge her mother's murder.
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And when the precogs name Anderton as a future murderer, the desperate detective has the fight of his life to clear his name.
The justice department relies on three psychic beings called precogs whose visions have never been wrong.