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Synonyms for farseeing

capable of seeing to a great distance

planning prudently for the future

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The voices of some sonnets suggest the farseeing woman: "Lately, when I'm sleeping, an animal // wakes inside me, volcanic at the base / of my throat.
It is the best-run, most farseeing, intuitively brilliant, environmentally friendly, sexual equality conscious, racially aware, daylight-saving, job-sharing, liberal, fertiliser-free, organically farmed, fair trade organisation of any sort, anywhere in the world.
It is one tangible result of a farseeing project conceived in the mid-1980s, when both the country and its churches were convulsed by bitter ethnic, political, and ecclesiastical confusion, suspicion, misrepresentation, and outright conflict.
IOM and the GICDF share the vision about migration as a human phenomenon, which has to be dealt with a comprehensive and farseeing approach.
Proponents are farseeing venture businessmen who also want to provide a service to the handicapped and medically needy of their respective communities.
Although, one does wonder if we really need three photographic portraits of George Edwardes in quick succession in a not altogether successful attempt to prove the author's suggestion that they 'seem undecided as to whether his eyes are simply farseeing or betray a slight anxiety over what might meet his gaze'.
I could not think of any on-duty misdemeanour to warrant disciplinary action and if she was going to bawl me out farseeing Red at unorthodox times, why single me out from all the others?
It allows Bissinger to craft a story about a farseeing manager who's always trying to stay two steps ahead of his opponent, who obsesses over his players and does his best to keep them in line and keep their heads straight; a manager whose tactical genius has a profound effect on the outcome of games he manages, and whose random thoughts on the game are as valuable and accurate as the most rigorous statistical studies.
Bush must wage war with new vigor, larger forces, and a farseeing strategy for victory.
This would have been a worthy and farseeing policy if only it had been presented as such before the invasion and applied to our allies as well as our enemies.
Thomas de Zengotita aptly, although with excessive sarcasm, summarizes Plato's "Noble Lie" as what "enlightened rulers tell the rabble to ensure that their enlightened policies--policies too elevated, too farseeing, for the rabble to comprehend--are nevertheless supported.
As the late author Donella Meadows puts it in Beyond the Limits, A sustainable society is one that can persist over generations, one that is farseeing enough, flexible enough, and wise enough not to undermine either its physical or its social systems of support.
Vidal seems at least farseeing, if not prophetic, in his assessment of more than a month ago, as the United States finds the footing in Iraq increasingly unsteady and dangerous.
Yet men just as farseeing, just as iron-willed, don't seem to have found a place in that pantheon reserved for the ``heavies''.
he sets out to give us what might be termed "a world explored," as he casts a wise and farseeing eye across the subject of modern foreign policy.