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anticipation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/anˌtisəˈpāSHən/,
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anticipations, plural;
  1. The action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction
    • - her eyes sparkled with anticipation
  2. The introduction in a composition of part of a chord that is about to follow in full


  1. an expectation
  2. something expected (as on the basis of a norm); "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development"
  3. prediction: the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
  4. anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
  5. (anticipate) expect: regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
  6. (anticipate) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
  7. Anticipation is an award-winning Irish advertisement launched by Diageo in 1994 to promote Guinness-brand draught stout. ...
  8. In artificial intelligence (AI), anticipation is the concept of an agent making decisions based on predictions, expectations, or beliefs about the future. It is widely considered that anticipation is a vital component of complex natural cognitive systems. ...
  9. Anticipation is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's second studio album, released in 1971.
  10. The 67th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Anticipation, was hosted in Montréal, Québec, Canada, on 6–10 August 2009, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. The organising committee was co-chaired by René Walling and Robbie Bourget.
  11. Anticipation or being enthusiastic, is an emotion involving pleasure (and sometimes anxiety) in considering some expected or longed-for good event, or irritation at having to wait. Robert Plutchik listed anticipation as one of the eight basic emotions in his psychoevolutionary theory. ...
  12. In genetics, anticipation is a phenomenon whereby the symptoms of a genetic disorder become apparent at an earlier age as it is passed on to the next generation. In most cases, an increase of severity of symptoms is also noted. ...
  13. The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order; The eagerness associated with waiting for something to occur; Prepayment of a debt, generally in order to pay less interest; Prolepsis
  14. (anticipate) To act before (someone), especially to prevent an action; to take up or introduce (something) prematurely; to know of (something) before it manifests; to eagerly wait for (something)
  15. (anticipate) to expect/predict that something will happen
  16. (anticipate) v. to think about or prepare for something ahead of time
  17. (Anticipates) Occurs just before. Heralds.
  18. (Anticipatory) socialization: the process of preparing the self for the role one expects to play later in life.
  19. The appraisal principle that holds that value can increase or decrease based on the expectation of some future benefit or detriment produced by the property.
  20. If you can't predict the future correctly, what's the use of futures studies? Answer: even if you don't know what's going to happen, or when it's going to happen, you can at least anticipate a range of possibilities, and prepare for them.
  21. Prior conception and reduction to practice of the same invention by another.
  22. Being aware of what is in front of you. Looking down the hill instinctively while continually strategizing the path you might take. Seeing, feeling, hearing, smelling, – fully sensing the environment. ...
  23. This is when the prior art indicates that a patent application lacks novelty.
  24. Phenomenon in which the severity of a genetic condition appears to become more severe and/or arise at an earlier age with subsequent generations (seen in many trinucleotide repeat permutations).
  25. Paying what is owed before it is due (usually to save interest charges).