looked-for
looked-for looked-for adj. same as {anticipated}, 2; as, his looked-for advancement. [prenominal]

Syn: anticipated. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • looked for — index foreseeable, foreseen, immediate (imminent), prospective Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • looked-for — un·looked for; …   English syllables

  • looked for — searched for, sought out, requested …   English contemporary dictionary

  • LOOKED FOR — …   Useful english dictionary

  • looked for a way out — looked for an outlet, searched for an exit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • looked for a needle in a haystack — looked for something that there is no chance of finding; worked extremely hard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • looked for a job — sought work, searched for employment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • looked for him — searched for him, sought him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • looked for approval — sought approval, sought legitimacy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • un|looked-for — «uhn LUKT FR», adjective. unexpected; unforeseen: »this unlooked for danger (William Godwin) …   Useful english dictionary

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