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expectant

US [ɪkˈspektənt]
UK [ɪk'spektənt]
  • adj.期待的;预期的;期望的;准(母亲、父亲、父母)
  • n.【数】期望值;期待者;预定任用者
  • Web期待占有的
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adj.
1.
期待的;预期的;期望的hoping for sth, especially sth good and exciting
children with expectant faces waiting for the fireworks to begin
带着期盼的神情等待烟火表演的孩子们
A sudden roar came from the expectant crowd.
期待的人群中突然欢声雷动。
2.
~ mother/father/parent
准(母亲、父亲、父母)used to describe sb who is going to have a baby soon or become a father

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