Synonyms for foresight
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The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future.
Having the foresight to prepare an evacuation plan may have saved their lives.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Expectation may be either of good or evil; presentiment almost always, apprehension and foreboding always, of evil; anticipation and antepast, commonly of good. Thus, we speak of the pleasures of anticipation. A foretaste may be of good or evil, and is more than imaginary; it is a part actually received in advance. Foresight and forethought prevent future evil and secure future good by timely looking forward, and acting upon what is foreseen. Compare ANTICIPATE.
foresight, foresightedness, foresightfulnessnoun
providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
prevision, foresight, farsightedness, prospiciencenoun
seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
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**(C)(P)-THE URGENCY OF NOW-SITUATION DICTATES THAT WE ACT WITH DUE DILIGENCE AND COMPETENCE TO GET AND ACHIEVE OUR FOCUSED OBJECTIVES. DIFFICULT CONSEQUENCES MAY ARISE FROM DIFFICULT DECISIONS MADE. HINDSIGHT MAY ALWAYS TRY TO VALIDATE FORESIGHT, BUT ONLY IF FORESIGHT WAS PREDICTABLE IN ITS OUTCOMES!
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
We are all dealing with a crisis that brings new challenges every day. Even with all of the preparation and foresight ... it's hard to imagine that we or anyone could have developed a playbook to anticipate the full impact of COVID-19.
Hindsight is expensive. Foresight is valuable.
That they didn't have enough foresight to think this might happen is offensive to me.
Translations for foresight
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- предвиждане, мушка, предвидливостBulgarian
- Voraussicht, HellsichtigkeitGerman
- πρόνοια, στόχαστροGreek
- adivinación, profecía, previsiónSpanish
- آینده نگریPersian
- clairvoyance, prescience, prévoyanceFrench
- fadbhreathnaitheacht, fadcheannIrish
- רְאִיַת הַנוֹלָדHebrew
- 先見, 予見, 照星Japanese
- предвидение, визи́р, му́шка, предусмотрительностьRussian
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