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expecting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

containing unborn young within the body
  • the special nutritional needs of expecting women

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expecting

verb
present participle of expect

Synonyms & Antonyms of expecting (Entry 2 of 2)

to believe in the future occurrence of (something)
  • we expect their arrival late this afternoon

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“Expecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expecting. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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