forethought

[ fawr-thawt, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌθɔt, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

thoughtful provision beforehand; provident care; prudence.
a thinking of something beforehand; previous consideration; anticipation.

Origin of forethought

First recorded in 1250–1300, forethought is from the Middle English word forthoght. See fore-, thought1
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forethought

/ (ˈfɔːˌθɔːt) /

noun

advance consideration or deliberation
thoughtful anticipation of future events

Derived Formsforethoughtful, adjectiveforethoughtfully, adverbforethoughtfulness, noun
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