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expectation

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌek·spekˈteɪ·ʃən/
the feeling or belief that something will or should happen: [U] Considering his grades, there is little expectation of his getting into medical school. [C usually pl] Last year’s predictions fell a bit short of expectations.
Translations of “expectation”
in Korean 기대…
in Arabic تَوقّع…
in Portuguese expectativa…
in Catalan expectativa…
in Japanese 期待, 見込み…
in Italian aspettativa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 期盼, 盼望, 希望…
in Russian ожидание, надежда…
in Turkish umut, bir şeyin olmasını bekleme/umma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 期盼, 盼望, 希望…
in Polish oczekiwanie…
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