expecting

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expecting

  1. present participle of expect

Adjective[edit]

expecting ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.
    The expecting mother is enthusiastic about learning child care.
    When is the new couple expecting?

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Noun[edit]

expecting ‎(plural expectings)

  1. The process by which somebody expects something.
    • 1998, Merrelyn Emery, Searching: The Theory and Practice of Making Cultural Change
      In this process participants become immersed in the dynamic interplay of rememberings, communal extraction, imaginings, expectings, etc., and of singular perceptions of each of these separately and as they come together []

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