forward-looking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “forward-looking” in the English Dictionary

"forward-looking" in American English

See all translations

forward-lookingadjective

 us   /ˈfɔr·wərdˌlʊk·ɪŋ/ (also forward-thinking)
planning for the future, esp. in a new or creative way
(Definition of forward-looking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"forward-looking" in Business English

See all translations

forward-lookingadjective

uk   us   /ˈfɔːwədlʊkɪŋ/ (also forward-thinking)
considering future developments when making plans, especially in relation to using modern methods or equipment: a forward looking approach/attitude/view They need a more forward-looking approach that emphasizes energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable sources.a forward-looking company/organization My intention is to build a successful, highly forward-looking organization.
showing what is thought will happen in the future: forward-looking indicators/information/statements The forward-looking indicators have pointed to a sharp slowdown in the economy.
(Definition of forward-looking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of forward-looking?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“forward-looking” in Business English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More