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foresight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforesightfore‧sight /ˈfɔːsaɪt $ ˈfɔːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 THINK ABOUTIMAGINEthe ability to imagine what is likely to happen and to consider this when planning for the futureforethought 🔊 It was an example of the authorities’ lack of foresight.foresight to do something 🔊 Luckily I’d had the foresight to get in plenty of food.
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foresightAs early as 1196 Henry, a ruler of very considerable foresight, had prepared for the succession.Cool foresight and a quick mind enabled him to react swiftly in an emergency.If they have the resources and the foresight to cope with demand, you won't notice.Strategic planning does not promise that decisions will be correct; only that they will be made with foresight.Patterns get set, so why not set them with foresight?With foresight and planning, the drive to your vacation spot can be as enjoyable as your vacation.had the foresightHe was glad he'd had the foresight to buy the brief history.Arthur Guinness had the foresight to make a business decision which determined the future of the company.But they had the foresight to prepare themselves financially in case one ever did.But it was Pete Rozelle who had the foresight to make it bigger and better than any other sports event.
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