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.

Examples of in anticipation of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Between the lines: Privately, many corporate affairs teams have been preparing statements in anticipation of a heated, contested or potentially violent election this year. Axios, 15 July 2024 His patients at high risk of larynx loss record their voice in anticipation of next-generation speech devices that sound like them. CBS News, 9 July 2024 Some 2,500 emergency responders and 1,200 assets have been deployed across the state in anticipation of the storm’s damage. Solcyré Burga, TIME, 8 July 2024 The 25-year-old is no stranger to the physical demands of training but for the first Olympics since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022, the one-time bronze medal winner is upping her mental game in anticipation of squaring off against Russian athletes. Svitlana Vlasova, CNN, 25 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for in anticipation of 

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“In anticipation of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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