Definition of foreseeable in English:



  • Able to be foreseen or predicted.

    ‘the situation is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future’
    • ‘Naturally in the foreseeable future we'd like to get married and this is another tax on our love.’
    • ‘The number of Member States is expected to double in the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘I expected to see some of the latter attained in the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘Not only is this a crisis now, but it also will remain one for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘But they failed, unleashing a tragedy and a horror that was to some unimaginable, but in fact was foreseeable.’
    • ‘It is important to establish such a norm if you expect to rule the world by force for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘It is not in other words, a foreseeable consequence of the infringement.’
    • ‘If this form continues, and why shouldn't it, then the England shirt is his for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘He said it was not reasonably foreseeable that, by placing a leaflet in the door, a dog could jump up and injure itself.’
    • ‘What were the foreseeable consequences of the alleged breaches of duty?’
    • ‘It will not last forever but it may exist for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘We must draw a line now, or we will have normalized barbarism for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘The general duty to take reasonable care to avoid foreseeable harm applies to landowners.’
    • ‘Nor does it appear that this information will become available in the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘Unfortunately the glow is so faint that no readily foreseeable telescope will be able to capture it.’
    • ‘It sells a basic product that people want to buy and that people will want to buy for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘The United States has won its fight to retain control over the internet, at least for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘In short, defendants failed to change the design to one that would have ameliorated the product's harmful aspects if misused in a foreseeable manner.’
    • ‘If you breach that duty of care, it is reasonably foreseeable that you're going to injure somebody.’
    • ‘A natural cause at present unrecognised may emerge in the foreseeable future.’
    unsurprising, expected, to be expected, predictable, foreseeable, inevitable
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