[ UK /fˈɔːsa‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈfɔɹˌsaɪt/ ]
  1. seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
  2. providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
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How To Use foresight In A Sentence

  • Before anyone says that this was going to happen anyway, remember that political pros were saying two years ago that Napolitano was a one term fluke, early this year Republicans were salivating about a possible 2/3 majority House and Senate, and it took some foresight to see that a decent candidate could be recruited to take out J. Archive 2006-12-01
  • It's about time these highways officers had some foresight or common sense.
  • It was an example of the authorities' lack of foresight .
  • Miss Margland, extremely piqued, vented her spleen in oblique sarcasms, and sought to heal her offended pride by appeals for justice to her sagacity and foresight in the whole business. Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth
  • Perhaps one could justify riches as the reward for the skill, diligence, foresight and cunning of the original creator.
  • But Mousie, thou art no thy lane, in proving foresight may be vain; the best-laid schemes o 'mice an' men gang aft agley, an 'lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, for promis'd joy. Roy M. Pitkin: Happy Birthday, Robert Burns
  • But Rames also wore a sword, that sword hafted with the golden crocodile which Pharaoh had given him long ago -- that sword which Asti the foresighted had seen red with royal blood. Morning Star
  • On the one hand, planters have been depicted as perennial hotspurs - hard drinking, fast-living men whose hair-trigger tempers demonstrated little foresight and generated even less systematic thought.
  • He showed incredible foresight, tolerance and patience in trying to resolve problems, which was something my father had. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the employer requires protection he should have the foresight to include an express covenant in the employment contract.
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