Meaning of CLAIRVOYANCE in English

/ kleəˈvɔɪəns; NAmE klerˈv-/ noun

[ U ] the power that some people are believed to have to be able to see future events or to communicate with people who are dead or far away

►  clair·voy·ant / kleəˈvɔɪənt; NAmE klerˈv-/ noun :

to consult a clairvoyant

►  clair·voy·ant adjective



mid 19th cent.: from French . from clair clear + voir to see.

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