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.

provision against harm or need
{n} the seeing a thing before, penetration
Foresight (Overseas Aid and Prevention of Blindness)
seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
See Fore sight, under Fore, a
In levelling, the last reading to be taken from one setting of the instrument A foresight must be taken on a fixed point, which then becomes a benchmark
Muzzle sight
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
{i} ability to see into the future; knowledge gained through such an ability; care for the future, prudence, precaution
A foresight is a reading taken on a position of unknown coordinate(s) Since a survey progresses from a point of known position to points of unknown position, a foresight is a reading looking "forward" along the line of progress Foresights may be taken on the "main circuit" of the survey or on additional points of interest Readings on additional points of interest are sometimes called sideshots or intermediate foresights to distinguish them from the readings that form the main circuit of the survey
the ability to play in only those tournaments you are sure of winning
A sighting on a point of unknown elevation from an instrument of known elevation To determine the elevation of the point in question, the foresight is subtracted from the height of the instrument
Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought
A proprietary optional feature that uses feedback techniques to dynamically allocate extra bandwidth to frame relay and ATM connections when the network bandwidth is available and not used by other connections See also VSVD
approval Someone's foresight is their ability to see what is likely to happen in the future and to take appropriate action. He was later criticised for his lack of foresight They had the foresight to invest in new technology. the ability to imagine what is likely to happen and to consider this when planning for the future forethought
providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge
prejudice
prospicience
foresighted
Having foresight; prescient
foresightedness
The quality of having foresight
foresightedness
The prudent exercise of common sense when planning for the future
Foresighted
foresightful
foresighted
Sagacious; prudent; provident for the future
foresighted
{s} intuitive, foreseeing; prudent, cautious
foresighted
planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
foresightedly
intuitively, prophetic; cautiously, prudently
foresightedness
providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
foresightedness
{i} ability to predict the future; careful planning for the future, prudence
foresight
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