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1. The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
2. Care in providing for the future: Spending all of your money at once shows little foresight.
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|Adj.||1.||foresightful - planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"|
provident - providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"