foreseeable

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adjective fore·see·able \fȯr-ˈsē-ə-bəl\

Definition of foreseeable

  1. 1 :  being such as may be reasonably anticipated foreseeable problems foreseeable consequences

  2. 2 :  lying within the range for which forecasts are possible in the foreseeable future

foreseeability

play \fȯr-ˌsē-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of foreseeable

1804


Law Dictionary

foreseeable

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adjective fore·see·able \fōr-ˈsē-ə-bəl\

Legal Definition of foreseeable

  1. :  such as reasonably can or should be anticipated :  such that a person of ordinary prudence would expect to occur or exist under the circumstances a foreseeable risk the foreseeable expenses a foreseeable plaintiff

foreseeably

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