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Anticipated

Meanings and phrases

anticipated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. expected hopefully; awaited; hoped-for

highly anticipated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was highly anticipated and got great reviews.
  • It contains both teams and individual events and is highly anticipated.
  • The group's highly anticipated second album will be released on late 2014.

most anticipated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • as one of the most anticipated TV series of 2012.
  • The concert tour was one of the most anticipated tours of the year.
  • As such, the album was, perhaps, the most anticipated of her career.

much anticipated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His role is much anticipated in the next book.
  • Astralis defeated the world's number three in Team Liquid in a much anticipated semifinals.
  • West Virginia responded with two fourth quarter touchdowns to win this much anticipated season opener, 42–31.

not anticipated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The high level of passenger traffic, however, was not anticipated.
  • Elizabeth had foreseen her father's anger but had not anticipated her brothers' rejection.
  • Churchill argued that rescue aircraft were not anticipated by the treaty, and were not covered.
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