What does prevenient mean?

prevenient meaning in General Dictionary

in anticipation

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  • Going prior to preceding therefore preventive
  • Going before; preceding; for this reason, preventive.

prevenient meaning in Urban Dictionary

Coming before.

prevenient meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from Latin praevenientem (nominative praeveniens), current participle of praevenire, from prae- (see pre-) + venire "in the future" (see place).

Sentence Examples with the word prevenient

These to the number of twenty-five the synod subscribed, and adopted a supplementary statement, reaffirming the Augustinian doctrines of corruption, human inability, prevenient grace and baptismal regeneration.

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