in anticipation of

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Definition of in anticipation of

: expecting that (something will happen or that someone will arrive) They hired extra police officers in anticipation of a big crowd at the concert.

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“In anticipation of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20anticipation%20of. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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