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anticipatory

Pronunciation: /ænˈtɪsəpəˌtɔːri; ænˌtɪsɪˈpeɪtəri/

Translation of anticipatory in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • anticipatory measures were taken se tomaron medidas en anticipación or en previsión
    Example sentences
    • Even after we had become used to the fascinating jumble of treasures piled throughout the house our visits were marked by an anticipatory, nervous excitement.
    • Usually, once the story begins then I kind of relax into it, but there is sort of an anticipatory work up that happens.
    • Outside, the first footprints of autumn were seen in the yellowing leaves of some of the older poplars and the increasing anticipatory excitement of the birds and squirrels.

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