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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pre·co·cious /prɪˈkoʃəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pre·co·cious /prɪˈkoʃəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·co·cious a.
 1. Ripe or mature before the proper or natural time; early or prematurely ripe or developed; as, precocious trees. [R.]
 2. Developed more than is natural or usual at a given age; exceeding what is to be expected of one's years; too forward; -- used especially of mental forwardness; as, a precocious child; precocious talents.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early
             development or maturity (especially in mental
             aptitude); "a precocious child"; "a precocious
             achievement" [ant: retarded]
      2: appearing or developing early; "precocious flowers appear
         before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"