foresight
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foresight(
fawr
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sayt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (provision for the future)
a. la previsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Thanks to the broker's foresight, we sold our shares before the market crashed.Gracias a la previsión del corredor de bolsa, vendimos nuestras acciones antes de que el mercado cayera.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Susie had the foresight to bring a flashlight in case the lights went out.Susie fue precavida y trajo una linterna por si se apagaban las luces.
With total lack of foresight, we bought only four bottles of wine for the party.Con total imprevisión, compramos solo cuatro botellas de vino para la fiesta.
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foresight
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la previsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
lack of foresightfalta de previsión
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foresight [ˈfɔːsaɪt]
noun
previsión (f)
to have or show foresight ser previsor or precavido; he had the foresight to ... tuvo la precaución de ...; lack of foresight imprevisión (f); falta (f) de previsión
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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