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foresight

noun

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1 the special ability to see or know about events before they actually occur
  • a mysterious woman who claims to have the gift of foresight

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2 concern or preparation for the future
  • had the foresight to realize the global importance of the Internet

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  • hindsight

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The first known use of foresight was in the 14th century

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“Foresight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foresight. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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