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forethought

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɔː.θɔːt/  us   /ˈfɔːr.θɑːt/
the good judgment to consider the near future in your present actions: I'm glad I had the forethought to make a copy of the letter, as proof of what had been promised.
Translations of “forethought”
in Vietnamese suy tính trước…
in Spanish previsión…
in Thai การคิดก่อนล่วงหน้า…
in Malaysian memikirkan akibatnya…
in French prévoyance…
in German der Vorbedacht, der Vorsatz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深謀遠慮, 預先計劃…
in Indonesian memikirkan akibatnya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深谋远虑, 预先计划…
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