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anticipate

 [an-tis´ĭ-pāt]
to expect a given reaction from someone, such as a patient.

an·tic·i·pate

(an-tis'i-pāt),
To come before the appointed time; said of a periodic symptom or disease, such as a malarial paroxysm, when it recurs at progressively shorter intervals.
[L. anticipo, pp. -cipatus, to anticipate, fr. anti (old form of ante), before, + capio, to take]

anticipate

(an-tis′ĭ-pāt″) [L. anticapare, to take before]
1. To occur before the usual time of onset (of a particular illness or disease).
2. In nursing and medicine, to expect, predict, or prepare for something outside the routine.
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It is anticipatable, its causes are easily identified and it could be prevented.
Our evidence of the superiority of Fischer's model thus supports the view that anticipatable monetary policy can have real effects, but that these effects differ from those following unanticipated policy changes.
When financial disclosure is imposed by rule-making, the initial balancing appears all too often to reflect hoped-for benefits without real consideration of anticipatable costs.
See supra note 145 (noting a risk that was anticipatable, but not anticipated by the relevant regulatory authorities).
If there is a darker side to the Los Angeles archbishop, probably it is not his anticipatable conservatism or perceived ambition and their corollary, the Vatican and papal allegiance, but what some see as his personalizing of criticism, his sarcastic and, others say, wounding letters (known variously as "snot-grams" and "midnight epistles") to those who catch his displeasure.