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anticipant

[an-tis-uh-puh nt] /ænˈtɪs ə pənt/
adjective
1.
anticipative (usually followed by of):
We were eagerly anticipant of her arrival.
noun
2.
a person who anticipates.
Origin
1620-1630
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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British Dictionary definitions for anticipant

anticipant

/ænˈtɪsɪpənt/
adjective
1.
operating in advance; expectant; anticipating
noun
2.
a person who anticipates; anticipator
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