Definition Foresee

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Definition

to foresee: to predict, to know something before it happens
verb
Do you foresee any changes? -No, I think things will stay the same.

foreseeable: a situation that can be known about before it happens
adjective
in the foreseeable future as far as we can tell about the future
a foreseeable risk a risk which can already be seen

Pronunciation examples
UK: I can foresee many problems with this project.
US: We have run into some unforeseen problems.

Examples

  • "So the position is yours, pending a preliminary interview and background check, but we do not foresee any complications."

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