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  • v. Past participle of foresee

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Provided; in case that; on condition that.


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  • The push into England that Charles had argued for had been costly, and the influx of support he had foreseen from the English countryside had not materialized.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • Now, had Traverse foreseen from the first the success of his love, there might possibly have been the usual shyness and hesitation in declaring himself to the object of his affection.

    The Hidden Hand

  • However, some members of the commission objected to the results of the tender being announced before the expiration of the 30-day term foreseen by the law.

  • As we see, there was an attempt to adopt the results on the 14th day, ignoring the 30-day term foreseen in the legislation, "the MP said.

  • Here was the dilemma foreseen by the old gentleman, and it added vastly to the flavour of the

    Evan Harrington — Volume 2

  • But under Article 11 of the UN Interim Agreement signed between them in 1995, Athens has committed not to object to Skopje's application to join any "international, multilateral and regional organisations and institutions" of which Greece is part, provided that it applies under the provisional name foreseen in the deal - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Headline News

  • Many things she said I took great issue with because they described scenarios where a danger should be "foreseen" for Obama.

    Woman Who Broke "Small Town" Story Says Obama Campaign's Response Was "Classy"

  • A follow-up meeting late next week was "foreseen" to discuss progress achieved in negotiations and to consider "the implications arising from this".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Perhaps the fact that I was going to look at war for the first time, and had some premonition of its horrors, made the placid loveliness of the Mediterranean more charming and exquisite by a kind of foreseen contrast.

    The Making Of A Novelist An Experiment In Autobiography

  • Of the future, only that is foreseen which is like the past or can be made up again with elements like those of the past.

    Evolution créatrice. English


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