adverb see expect

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • expectably — blē, li adverb : as might be expected the passing years, expectably, have made his sense of crisis ever more urgent Lionel Trilling * * * expectˈably adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑expect …   Useful english dictionary

  • expectably — See expectable. * * * …   Universalium

  • expectably — adverb In an expectable manner …   Wiktionary

  • expectably — ex·pect·ably …   English syllables

  • expect — verb Etymology: Latin exspectare to look forward to, from ex + spectare to look at, frequentative of specere to look more at spy Date: 1560 intransitive verb 1. archaic wait, stay 2. to look forward 3. to be pregnant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jaffna kingdom — For other uses, see Jaffna (dissambiguation). Kingdom of Aryacakravarti ஆரியச்சக்கரவர்த்தி அரசு ← …   Wikipedia

  • Occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany — Part of World War II …   Wikipedia

  • expect — expectable, adj. expectably, adv. expectedly, adv. expectedness, n. expecter, n. expectingly, adv. /ik spekt /, v.t. 1. to look forward to; regard as likely to happen; anticipate the occurrence or the coming of: I ex …   Universalium

  • expect — verb 1》 regard as likely to happen, do, or be the case.     ↘suppose or assume: I expect I ll be late. 2》 believe that (someone) will arrive soon.     ↘(be expecting) informal be pregnant. 3》 require as appropriate or rightfully due.     ↘require …   English new terms dictionary

  • ex|pect|a|bly — «ehk SPEHK tuh blee», adverb. in an expectable manner; as anticipated: »Sinatra, despite spitcurl bangs and a put on accent, expectably works hardest [and] acts best (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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