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English definition of “expectant”

expectant

adjective     /ɪkˈspektənt/
thinking that something pleasant or exciting is going to happen : the children's expectant faces Excited, interested and enthusiasticPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
an expectant mother/father, etc someone who is going to have a baby soon PregnancyBirth
expectantly adverb They looked at me expectantly.
(Definition of expectant adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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