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antĕ-căpĭo , cēpi, ceptum, 3, v. a., obtain before, to receive before.
I. In gen.: quam appellat πρόληψιν Epicurus, anteceptam animo rei quandam informationem, an inborn, innate idea, Cic. N. D. 1, 16, 43 B. and K. (cf. anticipatio, I.).—
II. Esp.
A. To take possession of beforehand, to preoccupy: “multa antecapere, quae bello usui forent,Sall. C. 32, 3 Dietsch: “pontem anteceperat,Tac. H. 4, 66 Halm.—
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Tacitus, Historiae, 4.66
    • Sallust, Catilinae Coniuratio, 13
    • Sallust, Catilinae Coniuratio, 32
    • Sallust, Catilinae Coniuratio, 55
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 1.16
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