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noun 
  1. the assignment of something to a period of time that preceeds it.
  2. the representation of something which has ocurred before its time.
I'm a dead man.
  1. A grammar, grammatical construction that consists of placing an element in a syntactic unit before that to which it would logically correspond.
    That noise, I just heard it again.
    1. A Philosophy, philosophical concept used in ancient epistemology to indicate a so-called "preconception", i.e. a pre-theoretical notion which can lead to true knowledge of the world.
Etymology: Greek anticipation


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