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expectation/ˌɛkˌspɛkˈteɪʃən/noun
pluralexpectations
expectation
/ˌɛkˌspɛkˈteɪʃən/
noun
pluralexpectations
Learner's definition of EXPECTATION  
: a belief that something will happen or is likely to happen
[count]
[noncount]
◊ To have every expectation of something is to feel very sure that it will happen.
[count]  : a feeling or belief about how successful, good, etc., someone or something will be — usually plural
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