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anticipatory

[an-tis-uh-puh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ænˈtɪs ə pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
of, showing, or expressing anticipation.
Origin of anticipatory
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70; anticipate + -ory1
Related forms
anticipatorily, adverb
nonanticipatorily, adverb
nonanticipatory, adjective
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adj.

1660s, from anticipate + -ory.

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