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hindsightnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪnd.saɪt/
the ​ability to ​understand an ​event or ​situation only after it has ​happened: With (the ​benefit/​wisdom of) hindsight, I should have taken the ​job. In hindsight, it would have been ​better to ​wait.
(Definition of hindsight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hindsightnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhɑɪndˌsɑɪt/
the ​ability to ​understand, after something has ​happened, why or how it was done and how it might have been done ​better: They are ​ideas that, in hindsight, often ​seem hair-brained.
(Definition of hindsight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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