foreseeable foreseeable  /fɔr ˈsi ə bəl/


  • (adj) capable of being anticipated


  1. Perhaps not in the foreseeable future, but we will continue to develop technologies and treatments that give cancer patients a longer, healthier lease on life.
  2. What's more, worldwide food reserves are at their lowest in 35 years, so prices are likely to stay high for the foreseeable future.
  3. Pope Benedict XVI is alive and well and attending to his mission as absolute ruler of the Roman Catholic Church for the foreseeable future.


  1. Pac-12 Football: Week 1 Predictions for Every Team in 2013

    Andrew Luck's departure to the NFL after the 2011 season had many wondering if the balance of power would shift away from Stanford in the Pac-12. It didn't. Now, that question is appropriate again in 2013 as it pertains to Chip Kelly's departure from Oregon. Can Mark Helfrich keep the Ducks on top of the Pac-12 for the foreseeable future? Just like in recent seasons, Stanford and Oregon are ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Conference USA elects to stay at 14 members… for now

    With the ACC announcing its Grant of Rigths agreement in April, realignment at the highest level of college football looks to be on hold for the foreseeable future. The same can now be said for Conference USA’s expansion plans for the immediate future. In a statement on Tuesday, the conference board of directors “elected to…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk

  3. Reds hope Johnny Cueto can start Sunday vs. Brewers

    CHICAGO — Tony Cingrani was called up to make a start Tuesday at Wrigley Field, but if things go according to plan, it will be his only start with the reds for the foreseeable future. Right-hander Johnny Cueto threw 35 pitches off the mound during a bullpen session before Tuesday’s game and the Reds are ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer


  1. "It is now clear that the estimated cost at the time of the bid ...... was entirely unrealistic," Leigh said. "It ignored foreseeable major factors such as contingency provision, tax obligations and policing and wider security requirements....
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Edward Leigh Source: News1130

  2. The vote "means Congress will not intervene in the foreseeable future" in the war's execution, Lieberman told reporters.
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Joe Lieberman Source: Forbes

  3. "We are pleased to announce this contract extension, which will keep Lawrence on the Nets sidelines for the foreseeable future," said New Jersey president Rod Thorn. "Lawrence has done an outstanding job, and we feel confident that he will...
    on Jun 6, 2006 By: Rod Thorn Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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