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foresight

fore·sight

foresight

 
pronunciation:
for saIt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: concern and provision for future needs and eventualities; prudence.
antonyms:
hindsight
similar words:
precaution, providence, prudence
definition 2: the act or power of seeing into the future, or the knowledge gained thereby; prescience; foreknowledge.
similar words:
prophecy, vision
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derivations: foresighted (adj.), foresightedly (adv.), foresightedness (n.)