anticipant

anticipant

[an-tis-uh-puhnt]
adjective
1.
anticipative (usually followed by of ): We were eagerly anticipant of her arrival.
noun
2.
a person who anticipates.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin anticipant- (stem of anticipāns, present participle of anticipāre) taking before, equivalent to anti- (variant of ante- ante-) + -cip- (combining form of capere to take) + -ant- -ant

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anticipant (ænˈtɪsɪpənt)
 
adj
1.  operating in advance; expectant; anticipating
 
n
2.  a person who anticipates; anticipator

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