Definition of foreseeable in English:

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Pronunciation: /fôrˈsēəb(ə)l/


Able to be foreseen or predicted: the situation is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future
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  • Naturally in the foreseeable future we'd like to get married and this is another tax on our love.
  • We must draw a line now, or we will have normalized barbarism for the foreseeable future.
  • It is important to establish such a norm if you expect to rule the world by force for the foreseeable future.



Pronunciation: /fôrˌsēəˈbilətē/
Example sentences
  • The basis upon which we attack the Commissioner's judgment was that he had failed to look at the issue of breach insofar as reasonable foreseeability was concerned.
  • It is not a totally unprincipled choice since the degree of foreseeability required may be varied with the kind and extent of the damage, and the nature of the relationship between the parties.
  • Once penetration is proved to be voluntary and intentional, there is no result, or resulting event, the foreseeability of which needs to be considered.


Pronunciation: /-ˈsēəblē/
Example sentences
  • And if that's so, then these sorts of searches, even based on foreseeably imperfect evidence, are quite permissible.
  • The jury system is foreseeably inefficient in many different ways.
  • Telling him where she worked didn't foreseeably increase the risk of anything.
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