anticipation

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ænˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ænˌtɪsəˈpeɪʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(an tis′ə pāshən)



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anticipation

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. am waiting in anticipation for
  2. the [crowd, audience] waited in [great, eager] anticipation (for)
  3. anticipation for the future (of)
  4. in anticipation of what he will [do, say, find]
  5. can't stand the anticipation (any more)
  6. the anticipation of [seeing, hearing, getting, buying]
  7. The anticipation is palpable.
  8. [cooked, prepared the guest room, decorated] in anticipation of the [guests, holidays]
  9. The anticipation is killing me!
  10. there [is, has been] a lot of anticipation for
  11. anticipation among [fans, supporters, the public]
  12. has the [fans] in (eager) anticipation
  13. [released, displayed, discovered] after [months, years] of anticipation
  14. After [months] of anticipation, [it] was [released].
  15. [released] after [much, long] anticipation
  16. the [stadium, theater, city] was filled with anticipation (for)
  17. [breathless, anxious, excited] anticipation
  18. the mere anticipation of
  19. her eyes [sparkled, lit up] in anticipation
  20. an expression of [nervous, breathless] anticipation
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