thấy trước, biết trước, đoán trước; dè trước, chặn trước, liệu trước, lường trước
to anticipate somebody's wishes: đoán trước được ý muốn của ai
làm trước; nói trước
làm cho nhanh, làm cho chóng, thúc đẩy
to anticipate someone's ruin: thúc đẩy sự suy sụp của ai, làm cho ai chóng suy sụp
thảo luận trước, xem xét trước
mong đợi, chờ đợi
anticipates|anticipated|anticipatingæn'tɪsɪpeɪt verb +regard something as probable or likely +act in advance of; deal with ahead of time +realize beforehand +make a prediction about; tell in advance +be excited or anxious about +be a forerunner of or occur earlier than
He anticipated that flying would be a future mode of locomotion.
3 expect, look forward to, prepare for; count or reckon on:
We eagerly anticipated the arrival of Uncle Robert.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb 1 to expect sth: [VN] We don't anticipate any major problems. +[V -ing] They anticipate moving to bigger premises by the end of the year. +[VN -ing] I don't anticipate it being a problem. +[V that] We anticipate that sales will rise next year. +[VN that] It is anticipated that inflation will stabilize at 3%. 2 to see what might happen in the future and take action to prepare for it: [VN] We need someone who can anticipate and respond to changes in the fashion industry. +[V wh-] Try and anticipate what the interviewers will ask. [also V that] 3 to think with pleasure and excitement about sth that is going to happen: [VN] We eagerly anticipated the day we would leave school. [also V -ing, VN -ing] 4 (formal) to do sth before it can be done by sb else: [VN] When Scott reached the South Pole he found that Amundsen had anticipated him. [also VN -ing] anticipatory adjective (formal): a fast anticipatory movement by the goalkeeper
Collocation Dictionary verb
be eagerly/keenly anticipated
one of the most eagerly anticipated arts events of the year
| be widely anticipated
It is widely anticipated that she will resign.
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