foreseeability
noun see foreseeable

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  • foreseeability — fore·see·abil·i·ty /fōr ˌsē ə bi lə tē/ n 1: the quality or state of being foreseeable reasonable foreseeability of probable consequences Gerwin v. Southeastern Cal. Ass n of Seventh Day Adventists, 14 Cal. App. 3d 209 (1971) 2: the doctrine esp …   Law dictionary

  • foreseeability — The ability to see or know in advance; e.g. the reasonable anticipation that harm or injury is a likely result from certain acts or omissions. Emery v. Thompson, 347 Mo. 494, 148 S.W.2d 479, 480. In tort law, the foreseeability element of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • foreseeability — The ability to see or know in advance; e.g. the reasonable anticipation that harm or injury is a likely result from certain acts or omissions. Emery v. Thompson, 347 Mo. 494, 148 S.W.2d 479, 480. In tort law, the foreseeability element of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • foreseeability — noun The state or condition of being foreseeable; predictability …   Wiktionary

  • foreseeability — n. quality of being predictable, quality of being foreseeable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foreseeability — fore·see·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • foreseeability — (ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌsēəˈbiləd.ē noun : the quality or state of being foreseeable * * * foreseeabilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑fore …   Useful english dictionary

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