Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “expectancy”

See all translations

expectancy

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪkˈspek.tənt.si/
when you think that something exciting or pleasant is going to happen
(對令人激動或愉快的事情的)期待,渴望,盼望
There was a general air of expectancy in the crowd.
人群中彌漫著期盼的氣氛。
→  See also life expectancy Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “expectancy”
in Russian предвкушение…
in Turkish beklenti, umut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对令人激动或愉快的事情的)期待,渴望,盼望…
in Polish oczekiwanie…
(Definition of expectancy from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “expectancy” in traditional Chinese

Definitions of “expectancy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More