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- ‘At least sixty bands will be showcased nationwide to an increasingly eager and anticipative UK and Irish record company audience.’
- ‘The terrain and weather conditions on Attu placed the logisticians in a reactive instead of an anticipative mode throughout most of the operation.’
- ‘Essentially, the system senses the driving conditions and makes corrections and adjustments (to the brakes, throttle, steering) as required, but in such a way that it is more anticipative rather than reactive.’
- ‘Well, number one, we have to have an anticipative security program at every airport.’
- ‘Jameson's ‘sort of anticipative wisdom’ draws attention to a symbolic significance in the lichen beyond its practical use as mattress and food.’
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