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The ability to predict or the action of predicting what will happen or be needed in the future,
  1. The ability to predict or the action of predicting what will happen or be needed in the future
    • - he had the foresight to check that his escape route was clear

  1. providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
  2. prevision: seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
  3. In futures studies, especially in Europe, the term "foresight" has become widely used to describe activities such as: *critical thinking concerning long-term developments, *debate and effort to create wider participatory democracy, *shaping the future, especially by influencing public policy.
  4. The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future
  5. A broad term covering all methods of envisaging the future, but with an emphasis on the alternative futures concept. Most writers on foresight - those who do foresighting - consider it to include some element of action or decision, so forecasting alone is not normally seen as foresight. ...
  6. the ability to play in only those tournaments you are sure of winning.
  7. the guiding "angle of approach" in terms of which one approaches what is to be interpreted. I think, though MH does not make this so clear, that the fore-sight is the sight that brings the "as" into focus: when one interprets this as a hammer, one aims one's fore-sight at the equipmental role, ...
  8. previsión; prudencia; presciencia; perspicacia; providencia
  9. Foresight as "the ability to create and maintain a high-quality, coherent and functional forward view and to use the insights arising in organizationally useful ways." (Australian educator Richard Slaughter)
  10. Ability to think about the future and come up with options and solutions that will address future needs.
  11. characterized the ‘horizon distance’ envisioned by a decision maker; extent of a DMs ability to think about possible moves that could take place in the future.
  12. the discipline of developing a forward view in time; link-theme between spiritual dimension and mental dimension; see also sense-making; strategy, scenario
  13. A forward observation made with a surveyor's instrument. A fixed object in the front which is sighted upon from time to time to cheek the orientation of the instrument.
  14. The act or power of foreseeing; the act of looking forward.
  15. This is a sight that is put on the front of the barrel.
  16. in trying to plan moves ahead, you need to be able to visualize the moves in your mind - not just yours, but potential counter moves by your opponent, too.
  17. an observation of the distance and direction to the next instrument station. In traversing, a foresite is a point set ahead to be used for reference when resetting the transit or line or when verifying the alignment. ...
  18. (a) A sight on a new survey point, taken in a forward direction and made in order to determine its bearing and elevation. Also, a sight on a previously established survey point, taken to close a circuit. ...
  19. rod reading taken on a point of unknown elevation; foresight reading is subtracted from the Height of Instrument (HI) to determine the elevation of the desired point.