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The mistakes we make when we try to imagine our personal futures are also lawful, regular, and systematic. They, too, have a pattern that tells us about the powers and limits of foresight in much the same way that optical illusions tell us about the powers and limits of eyesight.
Daniel Gilbert

Meaning of "foresight" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FORESIGHT

foresight  [ˈfɔːˌsaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FORESIGHT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Foresight is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FORESIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of foresight in the English dictionary

The first definition of foresight in the dictionary is provision for or insight into future problems, needs, etc. Other definition of foresight is the act or ability of foreseeing. Foresight is also the act of looking forward.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FORESIGHT


adipocyte
ˈædɪpəʊˌsaɪt
anthracite
ˈænθrəˌsaɪt
astrocyte
ˈæstrəʊˌsaɪt
erythrocyte
ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt
eyesight
ˈaɪˌsaɪt
hindsight
ˈhaɪndˌsaɪt
homesite
ˈhəʊmˌsaɪt
insight
ˈɪnˌsaɪt
leucocyte
ˈluːkəˌsaɪt
leukocyte
ˈluːkəˌsaɪt
lymphocyte
ˈlɪmfəʊˌsaɪt
microsite
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsaɪt
monocyte
ˈmɒnəʊˌsaɪt
multisite
ˈmʌltɪˌsaɪt
oversight
ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt
parasite
ˈpærəˌsaɪt
reticulocyte
rɪˈtɪkjʊləˌsaɪt
subsite
ˈsʌbˌsaɪt
website
ˈwɛbˌsaɪt
wellsite
ˈwelˌsaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FORESIGHT

foreshank
foresheet
foreship
foreshock
foreshore
foreshorten
foreshortening
foreshow
foreshown
foreside
foresighted
foresightedly
foresightedness
foresightful
foresightless
foresignify
foreskin
foreskirt
forespeak
forespent

WORDS THAT END LIKE FORESIGHT

a sight
at sight
backsight
blindsight
bombsight
bright
know by sight
line of sight
not by a long sight
out of sight
out-of-sight
outasight
outsight
partial sight
peep sight
rear sight
resight
second sight
short sight
sight
telescopic sight

Synonyms and antonyms of foresight in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FORESIGHT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «foresight» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of foresight

Translation of «foresight» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FORESIGHT

Find out the translation of foresight to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of foresight from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «foresight» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

先见之明
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

previsión
570 millions of speakers

English

foresight
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूरदर्शिता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التبصر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предвидение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

previdência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দূরদর্শিতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prévoyance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jauh ke hadapan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Voraussicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

先見の明
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선견지명
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Katresnan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự lo trước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொலைநோக்கு பார்வையால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दूरदृष्टी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

öngörü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

previdenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

foresight
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

передбачення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

previziune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προνοητικότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

versiendheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

framsynthet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

framsyn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of foresight

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FORESIGHT»

The term «foresight» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.618 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FORESIGHT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about foresight

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10 QUOTES WITH «FORESIGHT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word foresight.
1
Jamais Cascio
Foresight turns out to be a critical adaptive strategy for times of great stress.
2
Victor Cherbuliez
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
3
Daniel Gilbert
The mistakes we make when we try to imagine our personal futures are also lawful, regular, and systematic. They, too, have a pattern that tells us about the powers and limits of foresight in much the same way that optical illusions tell us about the powers and limits of eyesight.
4
Thomas Hardy
Fear is the mother of foresight.
5
Q'orianka Kilcher
If Pocahontas had been given the foresight to see what devastating consequences her actions and belief in the possibility of peace would have brought upon her people, I wonder if she would have avoided befriending the English or not.
6
Ed Koch
In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.
7
John Lennon
When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream.
8
Henry R. Luce
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
9
Sonu Nigam
My dad has a lot of foresight and decided that I would not do any shows in Mumbai till I became a singer and got to sing my own songs. He knew that if I started earning money from shows, I would not have the time and aggression to rough it out to become a singer.
10
John Boyle O'Reilly
All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and 'rough' are not satisfied.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FORESIGHT»

Discover the use of foresight in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to foresight and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Foresight: The Art and Science of Anticipating the Future
The book examines: The role of foresight and its institutional counterpart in the modern world The epistemology underlying foresight The need to extend foresight activity into wider spheres, including sustainable development The role that ...
Denis Loveridge, 2010
2
The Evolution of Strategic Foresight: Navigating Public ...
In The Evolution of Strategic Foresight the author uses examples from 30 countries, involving key experts in the field, to illustrate the theory underpinning the employment of strategic foresight.
Dr Tuomo Kuosa, 2012
3
Corporate Foresight: Towards a Maturity Model for the Future ...
For scholars this book proposes multiple hypotheses and frameworks for future research.
René Rohrbeck, 2010
4
20/20 Foresight: Crafting Strategy in an Uncertain World
A comprehensive approach to strategy development under all possible levels of uncertainty and across all kinds of industries, this is the essential guide for making tough strategic choices in a changing world.
Hugh Courtney, 2001
5
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight
Executives will find the guidelines and the framework invaluable for understanding what it takes to successfully explore the future, while analysts who actively carry out strategic foresight projects will find the book an indispensable ...
Andy Hines, Peter Bishop, 2006
6
Foresight in Action: Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios
ically informed understanding of challenges and pitfalls characteristic of foresight. We believe that it can also help newcomers get to work.17 The field usually referred to as science and technology studies (STS) is another community of interest ...
Marjolein van Asselt, 2012
7
Futures Beyond Dystopia: Creating Social Foresight
This fascinating book will stimulate anyone involved in Futures work around the world and will challenge practitioners and others to re-examine many of their assumptions, methodologies and practices.
Richard Slaughter, 2004
8
Flash Foresight: See the Invisible to Do the Impossible
Both engaging and enlightening, Flash Foresight provides an easy-to-implement blueprint for applying the same strategies to your own business, enabling you to see the invisible and do the impossible. In the past, flash foresight was useful.
Daniel Burrus, 2011
9
Learning from the Future: Competitive Foresight Scenarios
Using these scenarios to test current decisions and get a jump start on building new capabilities for the future is a rich learning experience. This book makes preparing for unpredictable futures a practical part of every manager's job.
Liam Fahey, Robert M. Randall, 1998
10
International Practice in Technology Foresight
Technological innovation is an important factor for securing competitiveness and economic growth in an increasingly globalised economy.
‎2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FORESIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term foresight is used in the context of the following news items.
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How Evolution And Logic Relate: Natural Filtering vs Foresight | Big …
This is diablog #4 between David Sloan Wilson (DSW, head of The Evolution Institute, and author of Does Altruism Exist?) and me (JB). JB: Let's discuss how ... «Big Think, Jul 15»
2
Foresight Energy Receives $21.13 Consensus Target Price from …
Foresight Energy logo Foresight Energy (NASDAQ:FELP) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are presently covering ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
3
July 11 police station vote due to town's 'lack of foresight and …
This vote is due to the lack of foresight and management of the project by the town officials...don't blame the contractor. The next time the town ... «Seacoastonline.com, Jul 15»
4
Want Foresight from Insight? Part 2: An Interview with Gongos' Greg …
Braden: In part two of our interview, let's talk a little bit more about how Gongos works at developing and integrating insights and foresight. «Innovation Excellence, Jul 15»
5
2020 Foresight: Banking The Mass Affluent
2020 Foresight: Banking The Mass Affluent report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights, including insights about the ... «CSO Australia, Jul 15»
6
General Report on Foresight Energy LP (NYSE:FELP)
[Business Wire] Foresight Energy LP (NYSE:FELP)(TREND ANALYSIS) a Delaware limited partnership, is pleased to announce the ... «Street Report, Jul 15»
7
Foresight Financial Group Inc. announces new acquisition
ROCKFORD — Foresight Financial Group Inc. recently announced the acquisition of 100 percent of the capital stock of the State Bank of ... «Rockford Register Star, Jul 15»
8
Will Foresight Energy LP (NYSE:FELP) Keep up with Analyst …
Foresight Energy LP (NYSE:FELP) reported an earnings surprise of 0% when the company last reported earnings for the period ending on ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
9
Foresight in Arron Afflalo trade now benefits Trail Blazers
At the 2015 February trade deadline, the Portland Trail Blazers traded Thomas Robinson, Will Barton, Victor Claver, and their 2016 first round ... «Rip City Project, Jul 15»
10
Company Shares of Foresight Energy LP Drops by -7.81%
Foresight Energy LP (NYSE:FELP) has lost 7.81% during the past week and dropped 20.59% in the last 4 weeks. The shares are however, ... «News Watch International, Jul 15»

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