- He could not have foreseen the consequences of his actions.
- She foresaw the company's potential and invested early on.
We couldn't have foreseen the consequences of our actions.
He foresees a day when all war will cease.
She foresaw the company's potential and invested early on.
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before 12th century
: to see or become aware of (something that has not yet happened)
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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