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foresight

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noun fore·sight \ˈfȯr-ˌsīt\

Simple Definition of foresight

  • : the ability to see what will or might happen in the future

Full Definition of foresight

  1. 1 :  an act or the power of foreseeing :  prescience

  2. 2 :  provident care :  prudence <had the foresight to invest his money wisely>

  3. 3 :  an act of looking forward; also :  a view forward

fore·sight·ed play \-ˌsī-təd\ adjective
fore·sight·ed·ly adverb
fore·sight·ed·ness noun
fore·sight·ful play \-ˌsīt-fəl\ adjective

Examples of foresight

  1. They had the foresight to invest the money wisely.

  2. His career choice shows a lack of foresight.



14th Century

First Known Use of foresight

14th century



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