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Spanish translation of “expect”

expect

verb /ikˈspekt/
to think of as likely to happen or come I’m expecting a letter today We expect her on tomorrow’s train. to think or believe (that something will happen) 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 They expect high wages for their extremely skilled work You are expected to tidy your own room. to suppose or assume I expect (that) you’re tired. expectancy noun the state of expecting or hoping a feeling/look/air of expectancy. expectant adjective full of hope or expectation the expectant faces of the audience. expecting (a baby) an expectant mother. expectantly adverb The dog was looking at her expectantly. expectation /ekspek-/ noun the state of expecting In expectation of a wage increase, he bought a washing-machine. what is expected He failed his exam, contrary to expectation(s) Did the concert come up to your expectations?
(Definition of expect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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