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expect

verb /ikˈspekt/
to think of as likely to happen or come
attendre
I’m expecting a letter today We expect her on tomorrow’s train.
to think or believe (that something will happen)
croire
He expects to be home tomorrow I expect that he will go ‘Will she go too?’ ‘I expect so’ / ‘I don’t expect so’ / ‘I expect not.’
to require
exiger/attendre (qqch. de qqn)
They expect high wages for their extremely skilled work You are expected to tidy your own room.
to suppose or assume
supposer (que)
I expect (that) you’re tired.
expectancy noun the state of expecting or hoping
attente
a feeling/look/air of expectancy.
expectant adjective full of hope or expectation
qui attend
the expectant faces of the audience.
expecting (a baby)
enceinte
an expectant mother.
expectantly adverb
dans l’attente
expectation /ekspek-/ noun the state of expecting
attente
In expectation of a wage increase, he bought a washing-machine.
what is expected
espérance(s)
He failed his exam, contrary to expectation(s) Did the concert come up to your expectations?
(Definition of expect from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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