anticipate


anticipate
anticipate UK US /ænˈtɪsɪpeɪt/ verb [T]
to imagine or expect that something will happen: anticipate problems/difficulties »

It's always best to anticipate problems before they arise.

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The anticipated inflation figure is lower than last month's.

anticipate that »

They anticipate that their lawyers will appeal the decision, though that process could take at least nine months.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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