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To foresee or predict the future occurrence of something
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“Over the coming months, I anticipate that our company will be adding dozens of new jobs in key areas.”
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To act in advance of, especially with preventative measures
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“He was able to anticipate the moves of his political opponents brilliantly.”
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To look forward to
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“Stacy would eagerly anticipate her well-deserved break from work.”
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To act as a forerunner or precursor of
“Bolzano's theories of mathematical infinity would anticipate Georg Cantor's theory of infinite sets.”
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To have intentions for a given outcome
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To act in preparation for something
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To conceive or see something within one's mind
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To be sure of something
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To expect or want something to happen
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Be spoiling for something
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Beat somebody to it
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To take action in advance of an expected event
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To take into account
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To acquire or appropriate (something) in advance
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To think about
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Be patient, wait
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To prevent oneself from
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