Definition of foresight
foresightedplay \ˈfȯr-ˌsī-təd\ adjective
foresightfulplay \ˈfȯr-ˌsīt-fəl\ adjective
Examples of foresight in a Sentence
They had the foresight to invest the money wisely.
His career choice shows a lack of foresight.
Recent Examples of foresight from the Web
The Hornets front office had the foresight to make the second season of this contract a team option.
Today, thanks to the foresight of Middleton residents more than half a century ago, that knoll — now known as Frederick's Hill — the spring and wetland remain mostly intact, key pieces of the 500-plus-acre Pheasant Branch Conservancy.
Mr. Thacker’s foresight did not stop with computers.
The process is completed with foresight and after careful deliberation with members of his staff.
Spurlock and his staff argued that Douglas County is a safe place because of the foresight of the leaders who crafted the tax in 1995, providing for facilities such as the justice center, training center and an under-construction crime lab.
The E-commerce giant has the foresight and patience to convert many of these consumers that are in temporary need of assistance to what Amazon hopes will be lifelong Prime members.
That Deford hired Meltzer to do a wrestling column in 1989 showed incredible foresight given how much wrestling content exists today.
Not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra.
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Definition of foresight for English Language Learners
: the ability to see what will or might happen in the future
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