Foresight meaning

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The definition of foresight is the ability to see or plan for what will happen in the future.

An example of foresight is guessing what will happen in the stock market.

An example of foresight is knowing to save money into a emergency fund in case you lose your job.

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The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
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Care in providing for the future.

Spending all of your money at once shows little foresight.

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A looking forward.
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(surveying) A bearing taken forwards towards a new object.
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Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought.
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The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future.

Having the foresight to prepare an evacuation plan may have saved their lives.

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The front sight on a rifle or similar weapon.
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Origin of foresight

  • fore- +‎ sight

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