foreknowledge foreknowledge

Definition(s):

  • (n) knowledge of an event before it occurs

Usage(s):

  1. The poll question gave a statement that infers either complicity in the September 11 attacks or enough foreknowledge--took no action--in order to go to war.
  2. This time there was every indication that the Tientsin military, although not acting with the foreknowledge of the Government, had its backing.
  3. Of course the Bush admin had foreknowledge of the attacks.

News

  • DNA Can’t Be Patented, SCOTUS Rules

    Organic DNA sequences cannot be patented, the Supreme Court has ruled, in what is considered a breakthrough for patients and doctors in terms of access to medical advances. The DNA decision was sparked by the discovery of a gene sequence that unlocked a patient’s foreknowledge regarding breast cancer. After the breast cancer genes (the same [...] DNA Can’t Be Patented, SCOTUS Rules is a post ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "This foreknowledge allows us to be far more subtle in our approach to deflection, and far more certain of the result," Schweickart stated. "All it takes, a decade or more ahead of an impact, is to increase, or decrease, the velocity of the...
    on Mar 11, 2004 By: Rusty Schweickart Source: USA Today

  2. Patterson said he views the doctrine of election through the "foreknowledge of God."
    on Jun 13, 2006 By: Paige Patterson Source: BP News

  3. "Srebrenica did come up and his foreknowledge did come up," Clark said.
    on Dec 16, 2003 By: Wesley Clark Source: CTV.ca

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