AskDefine | Define expectancy

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expectancy

Noun

1 pleasurable expectation [syn: anticipation]
2 something expected (as on the basis of a norm); "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development" [syn: anticipation]

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English

Noun

  1. expectation or anticipation; the state of expecting something
  2. the state of being expected, or something expected

Translations

expectation or anticipation; the state of expecting something
the state of being expected, or something expected

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