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Adjective
Having or showing an excited feeling that something is about to happen, especially something good
“A cheap sound system pumped out drum and bass as a sparse yet expectant crowd gathered.”
Adjective
Used to describe a pregnant woman or a man who is about to become a father
“You might not be planning another baby just yet, but discovering a company's attitude to pregnant employees and expectant fathers will give you an insight into its general views on parenting.”
Noun
One who seeks an office, honor, position, or award
“… divinity students who were all expectants for a curacy.”
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