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1. Coming or acting in advance: clouds anticipant of a storm.
2. Expectant; anticipating: a team anticipant of victory.
One who anticipates.
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operating in advance; expectant; anticipating
a person who anticipates; anticipator
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an•tic•i•pant(ænˈtɪs ə pənt)
1. anticipative; expectant (usu. fol. by of).n.
2. a person who anticipates.
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|Noun||1.||anticipant - one who anticipates|
|Adj.||1.||anticipant - marked by eager anticipation; "an expectant hush"|
hopeful - having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"
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