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

unforeseen (ˌʌnfɔːˈsiːn)
 
adj
not seen or known beforehand; unanticipated

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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.

unforeseen
1651, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of foresee. Cf. M.Du. onvoresien, Du. onvoorzien, M.H.G. unvorsen.
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Example sentences
But in choosing to be there, they became central players in an ugly suburban
  drama sown with unforeseen twists.
But the rush to announce or publish findings can sometimes cause unforeseen
  problems when it comes to protecting.
The weakening of some criminal gangs has had unforeseen consequences.
Yet sometimes an unforeseen event can turn the initial imagery of a name into a
  painful irony.
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