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foresee

verb
     
fore‧see past tense foresaw, past participle foreseen [transitive]
to think or know that something is going to happen in the future [↪ predict]:
I've put your name on the list and I don't foresee any problems.
The disaster could not have been foreseen.
foresee that
Few analysts foresaw that oil prices would rise so steeply.
foresee what/how etc
No one foresaw what he was planning.

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