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expectation

ex·pec·ta·tion

expectation

 
 
pronunciation:
ek spek teI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or state of waiting for or looking forward to.
 
similar words:
anticipation
definition 2: reasonable hope; anticipation.
similar words:
anticipation, prospect
definition 3: something hoped for or looked forward to.
definition 4: (often pl.) the anticipation or prospect of good fortune.
similar words:
prospect
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