anticipation
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anticipation(
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tih
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sih
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pey
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (foresight)
a. la previsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We are saving money in anticipation of future property maintenance costs.Estamos ahorrando dinero en previsión de futuros gastos de mantenimiento de la propiedad.
b. la anticipación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Driving safely requires anticipation of what other drivers may do.Una conducción segura requiere cierta anticipación de lo que otros conductores puedan hacer.
2. (expectation)
a. la expectativa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The anticipation of future acts of terrorism can have disheartening effects on a population.La expectativa de futuros actos terroristas puede tener un efecto desalentador en una población.
b. la previsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought a down jacket in anticipation of the cold Canadian winter.Me compré un plumífero en previsión del frío invierno canadiense.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I thank you in anticipation of your valuable support.Le doy las gracias de antemano por su valioso apoyo.
Shelly sat by the phone in anticipation of her son calling.Shelly se sentó junto al teléfono, esperando a que su hijo la llamara.
3. (eagerness)
a. la expectación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fans waited for the concert to begin in great anticipation.Los fans esperaban el comienzo del concierto con gran expectación.
b. la ilusión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Each Christmas we awaited the arrival of Santa Claus with great anticipation.Todas las Navidades, aguardábamos la llegada de Papá Noel con gran ilusión.
4. (indication)
a. el anticipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That sweet smell floating in the air was an anticipation of spring.Ese fragante aroma que flotaba en el aire era un anticipo de la primavera.
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anticipation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (foresight)
a. la previsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in anticipation of troubleen previsión de posibles problemas
thanking you in anticipationle doy las gracias de antemano
to show great anticipationtener mucha visión de juego
2. (eagerness)
a. la ilusión f, expectación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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anticipation [ænˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃən]
noun
1 (expectation) expectativa (f)
in anticipation (ahead of time) de antemano; in anticipation of a fine week esperando una semana de buen tiempo; I bought it in anticipation of her visit lo compré en previsión de su visita; thanking you in anticipation en espera de sus noticias
2 (excitement) ilusión (f)
we waited in great anticipation esperábamos con gran ilusión
3 (foresight) previsión (f); anticipación (f)
Everyone can learn how to predict at least some of the questions on an exam. Perhaps more to the point, every student who takes an exam should make the anticipation of test questions an essential part of their revision The exercise will improve your sense of timing, so increasing your anticipation of danger and ability to move out of the way before it happens
to act with anticipation obrar con previsión
4 (foretaste) anticipo (m); adelanto (m)
...a philosophy in which some historians see an anticipation of Maoism The theory can even be read as an anticipation of modernization theory
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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