Definition of 'anticipate'
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Then, while waiting for Bayldon and the Commissioner to arrive, he tried to anticipate what further horrors lay ahead. THE ENDLESS GAME (2005)I know it will be finished someday, just don't anticipate it being in my lifetime. AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)`Of course, she'll have to go through the college, but I hardly anticipate...' HUMAN VOICES (2005)
Action of any kind was easier than waiting, and he didn't really anticipate any trouble. LORD OF THE SILENT (2005)
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Translations for 'anticipate'
British English: anticipate VERB
If you anticipate an event, you realize in advance that it may happen and you are prepared for it.
At the time we couldn't have anticipated the result of our campaigning.
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