TEM4 IELTS TOEFL
1、anti- "before" + cip- + -ation.
2、literally "taking into possession beforehand". => expect, be aware of (something) coming at a future time.
- anticipation (n.)
- late 14c., from Latin anticipationem (nominative anticipatio) "preconception, preconceived notion," noun of action from past participle stem of anticipare "take care of ahead of time" (see anticipate). Meaning "action of looking forward to" is from 1809.
- 1. He will be attending next week's American Grammy Awards in feverish anticipation.
- 2. Investors were storing up a lot of cash in anticipation of disaster.
- 3. Meg was in a state of fevered anticipation.
- 4. We were breathless with anticipation.
- 5. An atmosphere of anticipation vibrated through the crowd.
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