anticipatory

[an-tis-uh-puh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]

adjective

of, showing, or expressing anticipation.

Origin of anticipatory

First recorded in 1660–70; anticipate + -ory1
Related formsan·tic·i·pa·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·an·tic·i·pa·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·an·tic·i·pa·to·ry, adjective
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anticipatory

adj.

1660s, from anticipate + -ory.

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