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Pronunciation : Ex*pect"ant
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L.expectans, exspectans, p.pr. of expectare, exspectare: cf. F. expectant.]
Definition : Defn: Waiting in expectation; looking for; (Med.)

Defn: waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment. Expectant estate (Law), an estate in expectancy. See under Expectancy.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ex*pect"ant
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: One who waits in expectation; one held in dependence by hope of receiving some good. An expectant of future glory. South. Those who had employments, or were expectants. Swift.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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