Translation of anticipate in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ænˈtɪsəˌpeɪt/ /anˈtɪsɪpeɪt/

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(expect)

      to anticipate -ing tener previsto + inf

      • we don't anticipate making any major changes
      the police do not anticipate violence la policía no prevé actos de violencia
      • I don't anticipate any problems no creo que vaya a haber ningún problema
      • it was more difficult than anticipated resultó más difícil de lo que se había previsto / de lo que se esperaba

    • 1.2(look forward to)

      an eagerly anticipated event un acontecimiento esperado con ansiedad
      • This should draw a huge crowd to O'Hara Park as the clash will be eagerly awaited and anticipated by players, fans and supporters alike of both teams.
      • He spent his early years basking in the glow of late-night radio, listening to big-band jazz blasting live from hotels across London and eagerly anticipating the next hot chorus.
      • Carl and Kim had been eagerly anticipating the birth after Kim, a 33-year-old insurance account executive, discovered she was pregnant last year.
      • Rainman is due home in half an hour and I'm eagerly anticipating the ratcheting sound of the La-Z-Boy as he settles in for an evening of television viewing.
      • Many victims' families, who must decide whether to pursue private litigation or seek a payout from a national compensation fund, were eagerly anticipating the ruling.
      • Like most industry insiders, renowned architecture critic Hugh Pearman is eagerly anticipating an epic battle culminating in a wonderful icon for the city of Glasgow.
      • I began collecting craft books in early November, eagerly anticipating the barrage of oohs and aahs coming my way from admiring December guests.
      • The female following are also eagerly anticipating the launch of the season, and particularly the production of the customary team line-up photograph.
      • By the time Shane stepped through the ropes, the crowd, eagerly anticipating his arrival, had already risen to a fever pitch.
      • I live in Wigginton, not exactly out in the ‘sticks’, and have been eagerly anticipating broadband Internet access.
      • Who Bares Wins is set against the backdrop of a remote community eagerly anticipating the arrival of the rambler and also explores society's attitudes to nudity.
      • The school has been housed in cramped and poorly ventilated portables for several years and was eagerly anticipating a permanent location.
      • Those who are familiar with George's somewhat unusual ideas, will no doubt be eagerly anticipating the arrival of the new attraction.
      • The move has been welcomed by the county council and local community leaders, who are eagerly anticipating the re-opening of the unit and the creation of new jobs.
      • We are eagerly anticipating the arrival of many more baby animals, including lambs and more piglets, over the forthcoming weeks.
      • Probably my most anticipated show of the week is Gang of Four at Irving Plaza.
      • Tuesday was probably the most anticipated day of the week, as it was Wayne Cooper's time to shine.
      • Probably your most highly anticipated day will be the dietary cheat days, of which there are three.
      • From England's point of view these were quite useful, confidence-building preparations for the much anticipated Ashes series later this summer.
      • The stage fright seemingly mounted when he had to tune up in front of a full room anticipating his first song of the set.

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    • 2.1(foresee and act accordingly)

      (movements/objections/needs) prever
      I anticipated the blow vi venir el golpe
      • The basis of the case I had prepared neither required nor anticipated such witness attendance and perhaps with hindsight I should have walked away at this stage.
      • And so we are prepared to anticipate those requests.
      • Of course we had anticipated this, had prepared Lucky for Stone's questions.
      • Even if detailed discussion is not possible, relevant historical details should be taken to anticipate problems and prepare appropriately for the arrival of the preterm infant.
      • We anticipate his moves and prepare counter-moves to exploit them.
      • It just helps if they can anticipate it by being aware of the condition and the drugs their patients take.
      • Looking back, I guess I should have anticipated the trouble before it even started.
      • This information allowed our soldiers to prepare mentally and anticipate the actions they would be required to take.
      • The D major conclusion blazed forth in its full glory, brilliantly anticipated by a momentary slowing of the tempo just before the final outburst.
      • They must make all of the following preparations when anticipating the care of a latex-allergic patient.
      • He actually winced, anticipating a full on attack.
      • Gradually she began anticipating the commands, predicting their needs, and their desires, until they didn't even have to ask.
      • Your course is entirely predictable and can be anticipated by the predator.
      • The new system suggests that we need to organize health care to predict and anticipate needs based on knowledge of patients, local conditions and a thorough knowledge of the natural history of illness.
      • ‘These are to be anticipated and there are probably more to come,’ he said.
      • PT Datascrip stands as one among the most active companies that has foreseen and anticipated the need of security related products here.
      • Consideration of seasonal changes emphasizes how plants do not just respond to their environment, but predict or anticipate it.
      • I probably didn't anticipate the gravity of what the media was going to do, how they were going to respond to this.
      • Football stars and fans all over the world are already eagerly anticipating the next World Cup, which the game's ruling body is promising will be the best ever staged.
      • We cannot predict nor anticipate their behaviour, or that they will even be there.
      • Argyle said it's just what was anticipated when long-range forecasts predicted up to 10 days without significant rain for most of the province.
      • Formal orders in this regard are anticipated in a day or so.
      • Given what is at stake the winners can anticipate a probable quarter-final against Wales.
      • The results could help weather forecasters make long-term predictions, and anticipate general climate patterns up to a year in advance.
      • They will see it for what it was, a colossal series of stupid decisions that should have been, and were, anticipated and predicted by a wide range of people who should have been listened to.
      • In addition, physicians may not anticipate predictable side effects of narcotics and may not educate their patients about them.
      • But the nature of research is such that the results cannot be anticipated, so predicting what the next major advancements will be is really informed guesswork.
      • For this reason members of some groups are sometimes in a better position than members of others to understand and anticipate the probable consequences of implementing particular social policies.
      • Organizations that operate in strongly competitive markets cannot take an approach based solely on plans that anticipate a predictable future.
      • The recognition of this identity is a catalyst to anticipate the future and predict whether the opposition politics are sustainable or not.
      • In the future, however, Allard predicts that gamers will expect rather than anticipate that kind of technology.
      • He probably anticipated the way things were moving in terms of the moral and social climate.
      • Another candidate for evaluating luck, volatility, is an amalgam of probability and payout that anticipates sizes of bankroll fluctuations during a game.
      • We can derive that anticipated probability by adding assumptions that we believe are generally realistic.
      • A dramatic improvement in health status is anticipated with life expectancy going beyond current forecasts.
      • I sampled my mushrooms expectantly, anticipating an explosion of subtle flavours.
      • And we brought down crime, probably, two to three times more than I ever anticipated or would have predicted.
      • Forecasters are anticipating a good September so maybe we will have another month or so before the autumn clear up begins.
      • The car parks were converted from Pay and Display to Pay on Foot at a cost of £450,000, which means that customers pay for the time they use rather than having to anticipate payment in advance.
      • Don't brake suddenly but anticipate the turn in advance, and make smooth steering inputs.

    • 2.2(preempt)

      anticiparse a
      adelantarse a
      they anticipated us by publishing their version first se nos anticiparon / adelantaron publicando antes su versión

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    • 3.1

      (income/inheritance) gastar de antemano
      (command) anticiparse a
      (command) adelantarse a

    • 3.2(be precursor of)

      anticiparse a
      • While he professed a disdain for pure theory, Giblin anticipated some elements of the relationship between trade, national income, and employment that informed Keynesian economics.
      • His theory of imperialism anticipated European unification and contradictions associated today with globalization of production and markets.
      • Bolzano's theories of mathematical infinity anticipated Georg Cantor's theory of infinite sets.
      • It is important to note that for a homogeneous population our results, in terms of epidemic type and outcome, are as anticipated from the deterministic theory.
      • Beyond anticipating elements of the modern theory, George's writings added to the moral foundation of the free trade argument.
      • Back in the 19th century, Dilthey appears to have come closest to anticipating Buhler's classification of theories.
      • For Darwin, each seed is a tiny universe, and in his poetic fashion, Darwin anticipates the poetry of modern atomic theory.
      • His book The Grammar of Science was remarkable in that it anticipated some of the ideas of relativity theory.
      • It would not be too much to say that Stein's development over a lifetime is anticipated completely with regard to subject matter, sense and grammar - in Sterne.
      • His assertion that tautologies were the only secure predictions anticipates similar views of social scientists in recent decades.
      • It is in this dimension of her drama that I find Cavendish anticipates écriture féminine as advanced by Hélène Cixous.
      • Topically, the first movement, at least, anticipates Richard Strauss's Eine Alpensinfonie, although Strauss's symphony is a great deal more advanced.

intransitive verb

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