foresaw foresaw  /ˌfɔr ˈsɔ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) realize beforehand
  2. (v) picture to oneself; imagine possible
  3. (v) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

Usage(s):

  1. RCA's general foresaw radio as a mass medium built around a network, then did it again for television, rearranging living rooms everywhere.
  2. In the 1920s he foresaw an energy boom and took the company into pipeline construction.
  3. Tim Shaffer Reuters; John Sommers II EPA Most of the rational world looked at the political landscape and foresaw a smooth ride to victory for Democrats.

News

  1. Mobile Press-Register 200th Anniversary: Langan, Pittman left permanent influences on city of Mobile

    Joe Langan already had a record of favoring civil rights issues, and he foresaw the coming events. He worked with rights leader John LeFlore toward an orderly transition. He integrated the police and fire departments voluntarily.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  2. French Air Controller Strike Disrupts Other Countries

    The French civil aviation authority said that it expected 1,800 flights, roughly half of all scheduled, to be canceled Wednesday, but foresaw a return to normal by Thursday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. French Air Controller Strike Disrupts Traffic for 2nd Day

    The French civil aviation authority said that it expected 1,800 flights, roughly half of all scheduled, to be canceled Wednesday but foresaw a return to normal by Thursday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "What nobody foresaw was that Iran would actually end up supporting al Qaeda," Blair had said, adding that Tehran feared having a functioning Shia-led democracy on its doorstep.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Tony Blair Source: Sify

  2. "He foresaw communications satellites, a nationwide network of computers and interplanetary travel. He said there would be a man on the moon by 1970 (I said 1980) and he was right," said Moore.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Patrick Moore Source: VNUNet.com

  3. "As France foresaw and feared, the war in Iraq caused upheavals whose effects have not yet finished unraveling," Chirac said Friday in his New Year's message to French ambassadors.
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Jacques Chirac Source: Forbes

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