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English definition of “expect”
› to think or believe that something will happen, or that someone will arrive: [T] We are expecting about 100 people for the lecture. [T] His plane is expected to land at about 7:30 this evening. [+ to infinitive] We expected to see her here, but I guess she decided not to come. › To expect is also to ask for something to happen because you think you have a right to ask for it: [T] The boss wants me to work this weekend – that’s expecting a lot! is expecting › If you say that a woman is expecting, you mean that she is pregnant. expectancy
/ɪkˈspek·tən·si/ n [U] › There was an air of expectancy as the chairman rose to speak. expectantly
/ɪkˈspek·tənt·li/ adv [not gradable] › She looked up at him expectantly.