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English definition of “foresight”

foresight

noun [U]     /ˈfɔː.saɪt/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
the ability to judge correctly what is going to happen in the future and plan your actions based on this knowledge : She'd had the foresight to sell her apartment just before house prices came down.Predicting things and intuitionPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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