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anticipations

noun
plural of anticipation

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the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence
  • in anticipation of a job offer, she had already begun looking for an apartment in the city where the company was based

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“Anticipations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anticipations. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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