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Definition of Foresight


  1. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.
  2. Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.
  3. 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. Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

Foresight Quotations

Raising children uses every bit of your being - your heart, your time, your patience, your foresight, your intuition to protect them, and you have to use all of this while trying to figure out how to discipline them.
Nicole Ari Parker

Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.

Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry R. Luce

Fear is the mother of foresight.
Thomas Hardy
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Foresight Translations

foresight in German is Voraussicht
foresight in Italian is previsione, precauzione
foresight in Latin is prudentia
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