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Translation of "expect" - English-French dictionary

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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