farsighted farsighted  /ˈfɑr ˈsaɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) able to see distant objects clearly
  2. (adj) planning prudently for the future

Usage(s):

  1. The country's famously farsighted but heavy-handed leadership is all too aware of the challenges the nation faces in struggling to invent a new economic formula.
  2. And now its mlange of Spanish, French, neoclassical and Caribbean architecture is being lovingly restored by farsighted investors.
  3. Economists no longer believe humans are that farsighted.

News

  • Experts say eye screenings for infants could help children avoid developmental delays

    Amanda Hickman first noticed it when her daughter, Aubrey, was 9 months old. Aubrey’s right eye turned in slightly when she tried to focus while being fed in her high chair. Her mother mentioned it the next time she took Aubrey to see her pediatrician. That led to a comprehensive exam by an eye doctor, who found that the Westerville infant was very farsighted. After Aubrey was fitted with ...
    on July 28, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "I hope relations with Russia will be guided by a farsighted vision that can create durable, peaceful, mutually beneficial ties," Zoellick said according prepared comments for a speech at Berlin's Humboldt University.
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Robert Zoellick Source: Washington Post

  2. "I've seen a man of farsighted courage put America on a war footing and protect us against a brutal enemy in a dangerous conflict that will shape this new century," Rove said, as he stood with the president at the White House.
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Karl Rove Source: AFP

  3. "This project has not only commercial or economic value. It is also political," Turkmenistan's President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov told President Hu on Sunday. "China, through its wise and farsighted policy, has become one of the key...
    on Dec 13, 2009 By: Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov Source: BBC News

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