in anticipation of

Definition of in anticipation of

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

Word by Word Definitions

anticipationplay
  1. :  a prior action that takes into account or forestalls a later action

    :  the act of looking forward

    :  pleasurable expectation


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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