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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; Planning or plotting in advance of acting.

Usage examples (38)
  • Authors should exercise more forethought as to the points they want to make from their illustrations.
  • Of course, all this requires forethought, which isn't always easy or possible.
  • There was evidence for some kind of forethought and premeditation.
  • But planting bulbs in the fall requires the kind of forethought that I am not known for. for more
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