forward-looking

adjective
for·​ward-look·​ing | \ˈfȯr-wərd-ˌlu̇-kiŋ \

Definition of forward-looking 

: concerned with or planning for the future

First Known Use of forward-looking

1800, in the meaning defined above

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forward-looking

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of forward-looking

: relating to the future : planning for the future

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