Meaning of “expectant” in the English Dictionary

"expectant" in British English

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expectantadjective

uk /ɪkˈspek.tənt/ us /ɪkˈspek.tənt/

(Definition of “expectant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"expectant" in American English

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expectantadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪkˈspek·tənt/

An expectant mother/father/parent is someone whose child has not yet been born.

(Definition of “expectant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)