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anticipation

an ti suh pay shuhn

  • n  an expectation
  • n  something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    each of them had their own anticipations
  • n  the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
  • n  anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

  • Photographer Kadir van Lohuizen photographs the city's transformation into a modern metropolis in anticipation of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
  • The fedora, acquired long before the profiles started and yet, one suspects, in anticipation of them, his whine, his obsession with injured petsDrudge may have seen journalism's .
  • Meanwhile, THE VELVET BLOG pondered updating his own rsum "in anticipation of graduating from Harvard and running a Fortune 500 company.
News & Articles

  • WWE SmackDown: 5 Talking Points to Come from This Week's Show
    Anticipation was high ahead of Friday Night SmackDown this week after excellent showings at both Raw and Payback just a few nights ago. And through a combination of solid mic work, exciting in-ring action and, of course, some intriguing storyline developments, the company’s Blue Brand managed to deliver a very well-balanced show that was certainly worth the watch. Three newly crowned champions ...
    June 22, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Corporate colors in the sports world
    In anticipation of our annual 100 Great Things About America list?coming July 4?we had some fun finding color schemes that big businesses share with American teams.
    June 21, 2013 - CNN Money
  • Anticipation Builds For QUAN’s Debut iPad Case
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anticipation Builds For QUAN’s Debut iPad Case
    June 19, 2013 - Business Wire
Quotes

  • Chris Dodd in ABC News
    It's a rather brief bill with a lot of money,said Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., the Banking Committee chairman. "We understand the importance of the anticipation in the markets, but we also know that what we're doing is going to have...
  • Irving Penn in San Diego Union Tribune
    Over the years I must have spent thousands of hours silently brushing on the liquid coatings, preparing each sheet in anticipation of reaching the perfect print,Penn wrote in his own account of his career, "Passage: A Work Record."
  • President Bush in National Post
    There are millions of meals and millions of litres of water pre-staged, as well as a lot of blankets and cots,Bush said. "In other words, there's a lot of preparations that have gone in anticipation of this storm."

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