Translation of "expectancy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

expectancy

noun [ U ] uk /ɪkˈspek.tən.si/ us /ɪkˈspek.tən.si/

the feeling that something exciting or pleasant is going to happen

(对令人激动或愉快的事情的)期待,渴望,盼望
There was a general air of expectancy in the crowd. 人群中弥漫着期盼的气氛。
→ See also life expectancy

(Translation of “expectancy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)