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Definición de “expectant” en inglés

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expectant

adjective uk   /ɪkˈspek.tənt/ us  

expectant adjective (THINKING)

thinking that something pleasant or exciting is going to happen: the children's expectant faces

expectant adjective (PREGNANT)

[before noun] used to refer to a woman who is pregnant or a man whose partner is pregnant: expectant mothers/fathers/couples
expectantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The dog looked up at John expectantly.
(Definition of expectant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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