Why was clemency trending last week?


[fawr-werd-loo k-ing] /ˈfɔr wərdˌlʊk ɪŋ/
planning for or anticipating possible future events, conditions, etc.; progressive.
Origin of forward-looking
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for forward-looking
  • Fourth, forward-looking reform is impossible without backward-looking punishment.
  • The forward-looking companies are trying to get a real jump on that now.
  • Model makers had to pore over numerous prospective building plans to accurately depict the forward-looking cityscape.
  • Seen as a forward-looking economic indicator, they are bleak.
  • Across the globe forward-looking indicators, such as surveys of purchasing managers, are horribly gloomy.
  • The pace slows in the book's forward-looking second half.
  • But perhaps if readers want a sort of forward-looking, progress-and-improvement mind set, they will have to look elsewhere.
  • Its downgrade was widely expected and in principle should already be factored in by forward-looking bond markets.
  • Second, forward-looking indicators aren't encouraging.
  • Policies should be technology neutral, stable, forward-looking and non-discriminatory.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for forward-looking

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for forward

Scrabble Words With Friends