AskDefine | Define forethought

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forethought

Noun

1 planning or plotting in advance of acting [syn: premeditation]
2 judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care" [syn: caution, precaution, care]

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Etymology

fore- thought

Noun

forethought
  1. Thinking in advance, planning, anticipation.
    With a little forethought we'd have planned for this contingency and not been stuck here now.

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Foresight or forethought may refer to:
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forethought in Russian: Форсайт (значения)

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