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anticipation


anticipation

noun an·tic·i·pa·tion \(ˌ)an-ˌtis-ə-ˈpā-shən\

Definition of ANTICIPATION

1
:  occurrence (as of a disease or symptom) before the normal or expected time
2
:  mental attitude that influences a later response
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