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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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The mechanical use of cost-to-operating-income (cost/income) ratios as a standard for measuring the reasonableness of an effort to share costs in proportion to anticipated benefits.
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Best's opinion, ExCo's risk-adjusted capitalisation is good and will be supportive of the company's anticipated business volume in 2007.
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The closing of the anticipated transaction is subject to the reasonable due diligence of both parties.
Total availability under the facility is anticipated to be $200 million, consisting of $100 million of revolving credit facilities and $100 million of Term Loan A credit facilities.
While Realty Income's acquisition of these properties is subject to a number of conditions, it is anticipated that the transaction will close in the fourth quarter.