Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/14/19 Prévenance

Prévenance (noun)
prévenance [ preyvuh-nahns ]


noun, plural pré·ve·nances [preyvuh-nahns] for 2. French.
1. assiduity in anticipating or catering to the pleasures of others.
2. an instance of this.


Origin: French, from prévenant (present participle of prévenir to anticipate, from Latin praevenire to precede, anticipate), after such pairs as French abondant abundant (from Middle French abundant) : abondance abundance (from Middle French abundance)

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