providentia

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prōvideō ‎(take care, give attention to; foresee).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prōvidentia f ‎(genitive prōvidentiae); first declension

  1. The ability to see something in advance; foresight, foreknowledge.
  2. Precaution, providence, forethought.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōvidentia prōvidentiae
genitive prōvidentiae prōvidentiārum
dative prōvidentiae prōvidentiīs
accusative prōvidentiam prōvidentiās
ablative prōvidentiā prōvidentiīs
vocative prōvidentia prōvidentiae

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ReferencesEdit

  • providentia” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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