Noun(1) belief about (or mental picture of(2) anticipating with confidence of fulfillment(3) the feeling that something is about to happen(4) the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values
(1) Investors also sold shares in the expectation that demand for steel may slow in line with falling auto production.(2) This is equal to 8.5, and is called the expectation of the action in question.(3) Society gives you the expectation that once your children have left home, it's ├ö├ç├┐your time├ö├ç├û.(4) This created an expectation that the war would be long, ferocious and severe.(5) an expectation that the government will provide the resources(6) To date it has announced that 1,600 jobs are to be axed but there is an expectation that more will follow.(7) A homeowner who plants a mango tree does so with the expectation that mangoes will be reaped.(8) This is one of the fundamental reasons why ├ö├ç├┐staking systems├ö├ç├û don't work: a series of negative expectation bets must have negative expectation .(9) It is our expectation that the government will increase tuition fees.(10) I sat down in expectation of a feast of nostalgia(11) We tend to pay our taxes in the expectation that it will be utilized for the betterment of the world we live in.(12) There was an expectation that interest rates might go down, but certainly not up.(13) Worse still is the expectation that conditions are certain to deteriorate in the coming weeks.(14) On the New Year, many people wear new outfits with the expectation that the coming year will bring them prosperity.(15) Simply to build as many houses as possible in the expectation that prices will fall significantly in the near future will not solve the problem.(16) The judge said none of the detainees had a reasonable expectation of privacy during the tribunals.
(1) in expectation :: in afwagting
1. supposition ::
2. anticipation ::
3. prospect ::
4. expected value ::
Different Formsexpectation, expectations
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