Definition of previse in English:

previse

verb

[with object]literary
  • Foresee or predict (an event)

    ‘he had intelligence to previse the possible future’
    • ‘The future cannot be prevised except in a general way, in an unfinished universe where science must expect to revise its formulations in further research.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin praevis- ‘foreseen, anticipated’, from the verb praevidere, from prae ‘before’ + videre ‘to see’.

Pronunciation

previse

/prɪˈvʌɪz/