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English definition of “expect”

expect

verb (BE PREGNANT)    /ɪkˈspekt/
be expecting (a baby) B2 to be pregnant: She shouldn't be lifting those boxes if she's expecting. Kate and Dom are expecting a baby.PregnancyBirth
(Definition of expect verb (BE PREGNANT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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