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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

Etymology

From Latin anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
anticipation

Plural
anticipations

anticipation (plural anticipations)

  1. The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.
  2. (finance) Prepayment of a debt, generally in order to pay less interest.

Related terms

Translations

  • Bulgarian: очакване, предвиждане, избързване, предвкусване
  • Finnish: varautuminen
  • Italian: anticipazione it(it)
  • Turkish: sezinleme

References

  • anticipation in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • anticipation in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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