Translation of expectant in Spanish:

expectant

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspektənt/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [air/crowd] expectante
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    • There was an expectant buzz from the crowd whenever he was in possession and he was desperately close to scoring earlier, with what would have been a magnificent goal midway through the first half.
    • Mr Williams thanked everybody for their participation, before he announced the winners of the £25 prizes to the expectant crowd.
    • At midnight the doors were opened to the expectant crowd.
    1.2 (expecting a baby) expectant mother futura mamá (feminine) expectant parents o couple futuros padres (masculine plural)

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