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expectant
American English: /ɪkˈspɛktənt/
British English: /ɪkˈspɛkt(ə)nt/
, /ɛkˈspɛkt(ə)nt/

Translation of expectant in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1
    (air/crowd)
    Example sentences
    • 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) See examples: expectant mother
    futura mamá (feminine)
    expectant parents o couple
    futuros padres (masculine plural)

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