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 background is exposed brick, and the décor smacks more of accumulation than foresight — a gumball machine, an antique clock and assorted paintings.
Here is the backstory of a character called Stephanie—or, rather, of her house: Stephanie’d had the foresight to buy at the end of Giuliani’s reign as mayor, only weeks after 9/11 during what would turn out to be the tiniest of real-estate dips.
No one wants to build empty monuments to lack of foresight.
The same goes for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who insisted on basing U.S. nuclear weapons in Germany, and Ronald Reagan, who had the foresight to envision victory in the Cold War.
Igoye, for example, credited her father with having the foresight to send his daughters to school despite opposition from others in their village.
If cops in Liverpool had had this kind of foresight, the Cavern Club would have been shut down in '62 and that whole Beatles thing might have been avoided, and Patti Page would have died the wealthiest woman in the world.
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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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