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an ti suh payt

  • v  regard something as probable or likely
  • v  act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
  • v  realize beforehand
  • v  make a prediction about; tell in advance
  • v  be excited or anxious about
  • v  be a forerunner of or occur earlier than
    This composition anticipates Impressionism

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  • Harry's Kids Children around the world eagerly anticipate Order of the Phoenix .
  • That creates opportunities if you can anticipate political trends.
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  • Steve Carell in Manolith
    Perez Hilton reports that when asked about all the attention he's received over leaving, he replied, "I didn't see it as a huge thing and I certainly didn't anticipate any sort of hubbub over it: They've incorporated so many new characters and so...
  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    I'm not going to anticipate problems,Obama said Friday, at his first news conference as president-elect. "I'm going to go in there with a spirit of bipartisanship."
  • Ben Bernanke in
    The committee "continues to anticipate that economic conditions, including low rates of resource utilization, subdued inflation trends, and stable inflation expectations, are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels of the federal funds rate for...

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