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await

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pre-empt

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to know in advance

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He did this quietly at first and without any fear of hindrance, for he held the minds of the barons of Castile occupied in thinking of the war and not anticipating any innovations; thus they did not perceive that by these means he was acquiring power and authority over them.
By shifting his camp and taking circuitous routes, he prevents the enemy from anticipating his purpose.
they cried with resentful voices, as if anticipating a rebellion against this plan by the men.
It was observable that each smiled scornfully at the madness of every other in anticipating better fortune than the past, yet nourished a scarcely hidden conviction that he would himself be the favored one.
The French, although they had gone through the ceremony of hoisting their colours for a few hours at all the principal places of the group, had not as yet visited the bay of Typee, anticipating a fierce resistance on the part of the savages there, which for the present at least they wished to avoid.
As he was a considerable distance from the camp, he cut out the tongue and some of the choice bits, made them into a parcel, and slinging them on his shoulders by a strap passed round his forehead, as the voyageurs carry packages of goods, set out all glorious for the camp, anticipating a triumph over his brother hunters.
He was not given, as a general thing, to anticipating danger, or forecasting disaster, and he had had no social tremors on this particular occasion.
I sat down and cried, Mister O'Hara, anticipating Chinese tortures.
These points formed her chief solicitude in anticipating her removal from Uppercross, where she felt she had been stationed quite long enough.
But it is a terrible ordeal for a man to stand upright on his two legs unswaying, and decide that in all the universe he finds for himself but one freedom--namely, the anticipating of the day of his death.
Goldman Sachs is developing three of the remaining four truly waterfront locations for their own use and we are anticipating developing the fourth one, 77 Hudson St.
When anticipating the priorities and the strategies of the several hospitals, the physician executive concludes that hospital A would firmly compete (P1) in the negotiations for an affiliation agreement, hospital B would openly subordinate (S1) because its image could be further enhanced by an affiliation agreement, and hospital C would firmly compete (P1) because it is considering similar agreements with several out-of-town medical schools.