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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

clairvoyance

The claimed ability to perceive other than by the senses. Most if not all episodes of alleged clairvoyance are either illusory or fraudulent.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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