how to pronounce foresight


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the above transcription of foresight is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

foresight is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of foresight in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… insight and foresight for how science …”

meanings of foresight


  1. A bearing taken forwards towards a new object.
  2. The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future.
  3. The front sight on a rifle or similar weapon.

foresight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foresight occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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