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1forethought

noun fore·thought \ˈfr-ˌtht\

: careful thinking or planning about the future

Full Definition of FORETHOUGHT

1
:  a thinking or planning out in advance :  premeditation
2
:  consideration for the future

Examples of FORETHOUGHT

  1. Her decision showed a lack of forethought.
  2. With a little forethought, you can save yourself a lot of work later on.

First Known Use of FORETHOUGHT

14th century

2forethought

adjective

Definition of FORETHOUGHT

archaic

First Known Use of FORETHOUGHT

15th century

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