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expectation
British English: /ɛkspɛkˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌɛkspɛkˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of expectation in German:

noun no pl.

  • 1 (expecting)
    Erwartung Fem.
    in the expectation of something
    in Erwartung einer Sache Gen.
  • 2usu. in pl. (thing expected)
    Erwartung Fem.
    have great expectations for somebody/something
    große Erwartungen in jemanden/etwas setzen
    come up to expectation[s]/somebody's expectations
    den/jemandes Erwartungen entsprechen
    contrary to expectation or to all expectations be a success beyond all expectations
    über alles Erwarten erfolgreich sein
  • 4in pl. (prospects of inheritance)have great expectations
    ein großes Erbe in Aussicht haben
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