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English definition of “foresee”

foresee

verb [T]    /fɔrˈsi, foʊr-/ (past tense foresaw  /fɔrˈsɔ, foʊr-/, past participle foreseen  /fɔrˈsin, foʊr-/)
to realize or understand something in advance or before it happens: He foresaw the need for cars that would be less polluting.
(Definition of foresee verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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