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Meaning of “forward-looking” in the English Dictionary

"forward-looking" in British English

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forward-lookingadjective

uk   /ˈfɔː.wədˌlʊk.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɔːr.wɚd-/
Someone who is forward-looking always ​plans for the ​future.
(Definition of forward-looking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"forward-looking" in American English

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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

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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 ​energyefficiency, ​conservation, and ​renewablesources.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 ​sharpslowdown in the ​economy.
(Definition of forward-looking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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