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  • EN [ ænˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃn]
  • US [ ænˌtɪsəˈpeʃən]

English definition


  • 1. pleasurable expectation

  • 2. something expected (as on the basis of a norm);

    • "each of them had their own anticipations"
    • "an indicator of expectancy in development"
  • 3. the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

  • 4. some early entity whose type or style anticipates a later one;

    • "there were many anticipations of Darwinian theory"
    • "the hour glass was an anticipation of the clock"
  • 5. wishing with confidence of fulfillment

Example sentences

  • Her eyes flickered nervously in anticipation.

  • We thank you in anticipation ( advance ).

  • At this o'clock actually my place anticipation gets.

  • Anticipation and fulfillment of each guest's needs.

  • The air shrouded in mystery and anticipation.

  • We are looking forward with great anticipation to welcoming new members from China.

  • I can not deny my keen anticipation of her visit.

  • All troops have been mobilized in anticipation of the coming war.

  • There has been anticipation in the industry over whether Mr Bolton's fund would reach its goal.

  • On the liner bound for New Amsterdam people are always filled with anticipation.

  • The amount of anticipation is decided by the value of tuning parameter.

  • But, the effect is not reaching an executor's anticipation.

  • The animals grew restless as if in anticipation of an earthquake.

  • We waited in tremulous anticipation.

  • The crew held on for dear life in anticipation of the collision.

  • Opaqueness, on the other hand, would hinder anticipation, adaptation, and evolution of complex vivisystems altogether.

  • Thank you in anticipation.

  • We waited at the station in anticipation of her arrival.

  • People bought in stocks of tinned goods in anticipation of a famine year.

  • He bought extra food in anticipation of more people coming than he'd invited.

  • He will be attending next week's American Grammy Awards in feverish anticipation.

  • Meg was in a state of fevered anticipation.

  • Investors were storing up a lot of cash in anticipation of disaster.

  • There's been an atmosphere of anticipation around here for a few days now.

  • We've chartered the aircraft in the hopeful anticipation that the government will allow them to leave.

  • We were breathless with anticipation.

  • Troops in the Philippines have been put on full alert in anticipation of trouble during a planned general strike.

  • An atmosphere of anticipation vibrated through the crowd.

  • They licked their lips in anticipation.

Phrase collocation

  • in anticipation

    with the probability or expectation of something happening


Meaning of anticipation

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  • A woman walks into a pet shop and sees a cute little dog. She asks the shopkeeper, "Does your dog bite?"
  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
  • The woman tries to pet the dog and the dog bites her.
  • "Ouch!" She says, "I thought you said your dog does not bite!"
  • The shopkeeper replies, "That is not my dog!"
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