Foresight - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrsaɪt|  American pronunciation of the word foresight
Brit.  |ˈfɔːsʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word foresight

noun

- providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future (syn: foresightedness, foresightfulness)
- seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing (syn: farsightedness, prevision, prospicience)

Examples

They had the foresight to invest the money wisely.

His career choice shows a lack of foresight.

He had the foresight to provide for the education of his children.

I'm glad you had the foresight to bring warm clothes.

It was an example of the authorities' lack of foresight.

Luckily I'd had the foresight to get in plenty of food.

hindsight is always better than foresight

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