Definition of far-seeing in English:

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far-seeing

Pronunciation: /ˈfärˌsēiNG/

adjective

Having shrewd judgment and an ability to predict and plan for future eventualities.
Example sentences
  • It took wise and far-seeing leaders to discern that major events were in the offing, requiring novel thinking.
  • For example, do we take it for granted that those in power are far more intelligent and far-seeing than we are?
  • He has something else in mind: ‘No one ever discusses the public, except to say how brilliant, wise, and far-seeing they are,’ he says.

Words that rhyme with far-seeing

being, unseeing

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: far-see·ing

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