Definitions and translations for "anticipation"

Definition of anticipation

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Noun
1. The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.
Often the anticipation of a shot is worse than the pain of the stick.
2. The eagerness associated with waiting for something to occur.
He waited with great anticipation for Christmas to arrive.
3. Prepayment of a debt, generally in order to pay less interest.
4. Prolepsis.
5. A non-harmonic tone that is lower or higher than a note in the previous chord and a unison to a note in the next chord.
6. Hasty notion; intuitive preconception.
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English - English - anticipation

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n. expectation, hope; intuition, foreknowledge
n. anticipation, expectation; intuition

English - Spanish - anticipation

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s. anticipación, antelación, expectación, presentimiento

English - French - anticipation

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n. anticipation; espoir, attente; prévision

English - German - anticipation

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n. Vorahnung, Erwartung

English - Indonesian - anticipation

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n. antisipasi, mendahului, mengharapkan, menunggu, menantikan

English - Italian - anticipation

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s. attesa, aspettativa; pregustazione; conoscenza anticipata, previsione; anticipazione

English - Polish - anticipation

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n. uprzedzenie, przesądzenie, cieszenie się, przewidywanie, oczekiwanie, antycypacja

English - Portuguese - anticipation

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s. antecipação; expectativa

English - Romanian - anticipation

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n. anticipare, previziune, anticipaţie, bănuială, speranţă, aşteptare, gând, plată

English - Russian - anticipation

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с. ожидание, предвидение, предчувствие, предвкушение, предвосхищение

English - Turkish - anticipation

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i. bekleme, umma, tahmin etme; sezme, önceden yapma

English - Ukrainian - anticipation

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n. передчуття, сподівання, побоювання, передчасність вимоги виконання, передчасність наступу, настання: передчасне настання

French - English - anticipation

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(f) n. anticipation, expectation; intuition

English - Dutch - anticipation

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zn. verwachting; vooruitzicht

English - Greek - anticipation

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ουσ. πρόβλεψη, προσδοκία

French - German - anticipation

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n. vorwegnahme, vision, vorgriff, utopismus

French - Russian - anticipation

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n. опережение (f), предвосхищение (f)

French - Turkish - anticipation

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[la] öne alma; önce davranma; önceden görme

English - Arabic - anticipation

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‏توقع، حدس‏

English - Chinese - anticipation

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(名) 预期, 期望; 预期的事物; 预料; 预感, 预知

English - Chinese - anticipation

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(名) 預期, 期望; 預期的事物; 預料; 預感, 預知

English - Hindi - anticipation

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n. पूर्वज्ञान, प्रत्याशित

English - Japanese - anticipation

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(名) 予期; 期待; 先手

English - Korean - anticipation

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명. 예상, 바람; 직감, 예감

English - Vietnamese - anticipation

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n. sự làm trước, hưởng trước, sự biết trước, sự chờ đợi

German - Chinese - anticipation

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[die]预期。预感。预付。
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Synonyms for anticipation
1. foresight: apprehension, forethought, intuition, premonition, foreboding
2. confident expectation: expectation, expectancy, outlook, prospect, awaiting