in the foreseeable future

in the foreseeable future

In the near future based on what one currently knows. What are the biggest issues we need to tackle in the foreseeable future? I don' t think she'll be here any time in the foreseeable future, so let's eat.
See also: foreseeable, future

for/in the foreseeable ˈfuture

for/in the period of time when you can predict what is going to happen, based on the present circumstances: The statue will remain in the museum for the foreseeable future.It’s unlikely that the hospital will be closed in the foreseeable future (= soon).
See also: foreseeable, future
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The club say that agreement removes the threat of any further legal action in the foreseeable future.
But O'Neill, who quit Celtic to look after his seriously ill wife, insists he will not be taking any footballing job in the foreseeable future.
This issue had been identified as an area of non-compliance and will receive greater scrutiny in the foreseeable future.
Bottom line: Having answered many of the challenges it faced prior to 2000, the tape industry has successfully positioned itself for success in the foreseeable future.
Saudi relations and policy options in the foreseeable future will be provided.
The Committee continues to believe that, against the background of its long-run goals of price stability and sustainable economic growth and of the information currently available, the risks are weighted mainly toward conditions that may generate economic weakness in the foreseeable future.
The appeals court affirmed, holding that because no reasonable likelihood existed that the alien could be removed to Cambodia in the foreseeable future, the INS could not continue to detain him beyond the 90-day statutory removal period.
In downtown Manhattan, now or in the foreseeable future, the "highest and best" use of land for new construction may very well be high-rise, high-density residential.
The debtor has either formally or effectively abandoned control of the collateral to the creditor or the debtor has retained control but it is doubtful the debtor can rebuild equity in the collateral in the foreseeable future because of either the debtor's current financial condition or the economic prospects for the collateral.
Those Palestinians who seek a two-state compromise are neither strong nor united enough to change this in the foreseeable future.
This technology offers significant advantages over competing technologies, and current trends indicate that this will continue to be the case in the foreseeable future.
The Ninth Circuit held that the Government was required to release Ma from detention because there was no reasonable likelihood of his removal in the foreseeable future.
The use and benefit of current S losses at the cost of incurring a future year capital gain from the debt repayment may nevertheless result in a benefit to the shareholder, by allowing the use of capital losses he would not otherwise be using in the foreseeable future (besides the allowable $3,000 a year deduction).