anticipated anticipated  /æn ˈtɪ sə ˌpeɪ təd/


  • (adj) expected hopefully



  1. More than 30 years have passed, and the dead hero has indeed persisted in collective memory, but not exactly in the way the majority of us would have anticipated.
  2. A PTI cover story: The Matrix: An exclusive look at the year's most avidly anticipated film epic.
  3. BRIN: I have to admit I never anticipated this.


  1. The Federal Reserve’s Framers Would Be Shocked

    When the law creating the Federal Reserve System was signed in 1913, few anticipated that its board would be so central to the economy as it is now.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. The Royal Baby and Other Most-Anticipated Offspring

    The Royal Baby and Other Most-Anticipated Offspring
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

  3. Highly anticipated Tranformers 3-D ride opens at Universal

    It is the greatest battle you will ever ride - and it is now open at Universal Orlando Resort. Universal Orlando marks the grand opening of TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D at Universal Studios Florida today - officially opening one of its most highly anticipated entertainment experiences in years.  The new attraction is based on the popular TRANSFORMERS films and created along with the award-winning ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando


  1. "The substantial premium reflected in our initial proposal anticipated a friendly transaction with you," wrote Ballmer. "If we are forced to take an offer directly to your shareholders, that action will have an undesirable impact on the value...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source:

  2. Speaking to the Senate Banking Committee, Bernanke said inflation pressures appeared to be easing, although it would be "some time before we can be confident that underlying inflation is moderating as anticipated."
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  3. "I'm happy to listen to the secretary of defense and the president, but when they talk about 50,000, that's a little higher number than I had anticipated," Reid said.
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: Washington Post

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subordinate subordinate
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