- The definition of forward looking is someone or something with an eye to the future and a focus on what is coming.
An example of a forward looking plan is one that outlines how future growth will be achieved, as opposed to one that emphasizes the results of the past.
forward-looking definition by Webster's New World
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anticipating or making provision for the future; progressive
forward-looking definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Concerned with or making provision for the future: forward-looking educators; a forward-looking corporate plan.