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"look ahead" in British English

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look ahead

phrasal verb with look uk   /lʊk/  us   /lʊk/ verb
(Definition of look ahead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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look ahead

phrasal verb with look  us   /lʊk/ verb
to think of and decide about the future: We need to look ahead to when the children are grown.
(Definition of look ahead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"look ahead" in Business English

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look ahead

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb [I]
[I] to think about what will happen in the future and plan for these events: Businesses need to look ahead, and decide where they are going to place their investments.
(Definition of look ahead from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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