wisdom of hindsight

wisdom of hindsight
Глоссарий компании Сахалин Энерджи: задним умом крепок

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • Hindsight bias — is the inclination to see events that have occurred as more predictable than they in fact were before they took place. Hindsight bias has been demonstrated experimentally in a variety of settings, including politics, games and medicine. In… …   Wikipedia

  • wisdom — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, great, profound ▪ accepted, common, conventional, folk, perceived, popular, prevailing …   Collocations dictionary

  • hindsight — hind|sight [ˈhaındsaıt] n [U] the ability to understand a situation only after it has happened →↑foresight with/in hindsight ▪ With hindsight, I should have seen the warning signs. the benefit/wisdom of hindsight ▪ With the benefit of hindsight,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hindsight — noun (U) the ability to understand facts about a situation only after it has happened: with the benefit/wisdom of hindsight (=when hindsight makes it possible to realize what mistakes were made): With the benefit of hindsight it s easy to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hindsight — n. understanding the nature of an event after it has happened; as, hindsight is always clearer than foresight. [WordNet 1.5] {20 20 hindsight}, {twenty twenty hindsight} Perfect understanding of an event after it has happened; a term usually used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hindsight — At first used to mean ‘the backsight of a rifle’, since the later part of the 19c it has been used in an abstract sense ‘wisdom or knowledge after the event’, especially in the phrase in (or with) hindsight: • With hindsight, it was probably the… …   Modern English usage

  • hindsight — [n] retrospect 20/20 vision*, experience, knowledge, looking back, Monday morning quarterbacking, recollection, remembering, wisdom; concepts 17,40,410 …   New thesaurus

  • hindsight — n. 1 wisdom after the event (realized with hindsight that they were wrong) (opp. FORESIGHT). 2 the backsight of a gun …   Useful english dictionary

  • hindsight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. retrospect (see memory). II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. retrospect, *Monday morning quarterbacking, experience, wisdom, knowledge, seasoned perception, looking back …   English dictionary for students

  • 20-20 hindsight — hindsight hindsight n. understanding the nature of an event after it has happened; as, hindsight is always clearer than foresight. [WordNet 1.5] {20 20 hindsight}, {twenty twenty hindsight} Perfect understanding of an event after it has happened; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twenty-twenty hindsight — hindsight hindsight n. understanding the nature of an event after it has happened; as, hindsight is always clearer than foresight. [WordNet 1.5] {20 20 hindsight}, {twenty twenty hindsight} Perfect understanding of an event after it has happened; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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