Definitions of anticipatory


(of a breach of contract) relating to one party to a contract telling the other party that it will not be able to perform the contract

If B is threatened with a breach of contract he may be able to treat the contract as repudiated and sue for anticipatory breach or, he may await the breach and then sue for damages.


happening or felt in the belief that something else will happen

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