Definition Of foresight

noun

the ability to predict or the action of predicting what will happen or be needed in the future.

he had the foresight to check that his escape route was clear

Example Of foresight

  • ‘I knew that was the skill I was going to need,’ he says, as though such foresight is perfectly normal for eight year olds.

  • But he did not display any interest or foresight into what that future might contain: for him, not whatever is, is right, but whatever will be, is right.

  • But politics requires foresight and common sense.

  • Buyers and sellers have perfect foresight ; all future incomes are fully known and are reflected in current asset prices.

  • he had the foresight to check that his escape route was clear


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