foresee

[fawr-see, fohr-]
verb (used with object), foresaw, foreseen, foreseeing.
1.
to have prescience of; to know in advance; foreknow.
2.
to see beforehand.
verb (used without object), foresaw, foreseen, foreseeing.
3.
to exercise foresight.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English foresēon. See fore-, see1

foreseeable, adjective
foreseeability, noun
foreseer, noun
unforeseeable, adjective
unforeseeableness, noun
unforeseeably, adverb
unforeseeing, adjective
unforeseen, adjective
well-foreseen, adjective


1. divine, discern. See predict.
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foresee (fɔːˈsiː)
 
vb , -sees, -seeing, -saw, -seen
(tr; may take a clause as object) to see or know beforehand: he did not foresee that
 
fore'seeable
 
adj
 
fore'seer
 
n

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Word Origin & History

foresee
O.E. forseon "have a premonition," from fore- "before" + seon "to see, see ahead." Related: Foresaw; foreseeable; foreseen.
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Example sentences
He doesn't foresee gaining access to the consortium anytime soon.
Conventional economic models failed to foresee the financial crisis.
Discovery and the developers are open to suggestion, though, and foresee
  improvements to the app.
Calling it a bubble is an act of denial-emanating largely from those who have
  failed to foresee these development.
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