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anticipate

verb /ӕnˈtisəpeit/
to expect (something)
esperar, contar con
I’m not anticipating any trouble.
to see what is going to be wanted, required etc in the future and do what is necessary
prever
A businessman must try to anticipate what his customers will want.
anticipation noun
expectación, ilusión
I’m looking forward to the concert with anticipation (= expectancy, excitement).
(Definition of anticipate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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