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Pronunciation:  'fowr`thot

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
  2. [n]  planning or plotting in advance of acting

FORETHOUGHT is a 11 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: care, caution, precaution, premeditation
 See Also: judiciousness, planning, preparation, provision



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fore"thought`\, a.
    Thought of, or planned, beforehand; aforethought; prepense;
    hence, deliberate. ``Forethought malice.'' --Bacon.
  2. \Fore"thought`\, n.
    A thinking or planning beforehand; prescience; premeditation;
    forecast; provident care.
          A sphere that will demand from him forethought,
          courage, and wisdom.                     --I. Taylor.
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