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foresee

verb [T] uk   /fəˈsiː/  us   /fɚ-/ (present participle foreseeing, past tense foresaw, past participle foreseen)
C1 to know about something before it happens: I don't foresee any difficulties so long as we keep within budget.
Translations of “foresee”
in Arabic يَتَوقَّع…
in Korean 예견하다…
in Malaysian meramalkan…
in French prévoir…
in Turkish öngörmek, tahmin etmek…
in Italian prevedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預見, 預知, 預料…
in Russian предвидеть…
in Polish przewidywać…
in Vietnamese nhìn thấy trước, đoán trước…
in Spanish prever…
in Portuguese prever…
in Thai รู้ล่วงหน้า…
in German voraussehen…
in Catalan preveure…
in Japanese ~を予測する…
in Indonesian meramalkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预见, 预知, 预料…
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