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Meaning of FORESIGHT

Pronunciation:  'fowr`sIt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
  2. [n]  knowing in advance; foreseeing

FORESIGHT is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: foresightedness, foresightfulness, prevision
 See Also: knowing, providence



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fore"sight`\, n.
1. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience;
   foreknowledge. --Milton.

2. Action in reference to the future; provident care;
   prudence; wise forethought.

         This seems an unseasonable foresight. --Milton.

         A random expense, without plan or foresight.

3. (Surv.) Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except
   the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or
   theodolite in a forward direction.

4. (Gun.) Muzzle sight. See {Fore sight}, under {Fore}, a.

Computing Dictionary

A software product from nu thena providing graphical modelling tools for high level system design and simulation.

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