from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The faculty of looking far ahead; far-sightedness; prescience.


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  • Television from the Greek word tele, and the Latin word visio, literally means far-sight or far-vision.

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  • The great prophet Scott proclaims his far-sight vision once again is working.

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  • It was near enough for him to see that there was a woman in it; and the eyes of the half-breed hired woman, possessing the Indian far-sight, saw that it was Louise, and told her master so.

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  • In speaking of William, the Norman Conqueror, we are speaking of a really great man; and great men are always hard to understand or deal with in history, for, as their minds are above common understandings, their contemporary historians generally enter into their views less than any one else, and it is only the result that proves their wisdom and far-sight.

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  • While there are many eyeing the administrative posts, few have the far-sight, innovation or determination to promote the academic environment.

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  • evolution of Apple is another great example of far-sight on the part of leader: for the past four decades, Jobs has seen past the current state of personal computing to "what could be." News


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