foresight
Noun

foresight

  1. The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future.
    Having the foresight to prepare an evacuation plan may have saved their lives.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. […], part II (books IV–VI), London: Printed [by Richard Field] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 932900760 ↗, book IV, stanza 1, page 1 ↗:
      The rugged forhead that with graue foreſight / Welds kingdomes cauſes, & affaires of ſtate; {{...}
  2. the front sight on a rifle or similar weapon
  3. (surveying) a bearing taken forwards towards a new object
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