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Definitions of expect:
- verb: consider reasonable or due
Example: "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
- verb: look forward to the birth of a child
Example: "She is expecting in March"
- verb: regard something as probable or likely
Example: "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
- verb: look forward to the probable occurrence of
Example: "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"
- verb: consider obligatory; request and expect
Example: "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
- verb: be pregnant with
Example: "The are expecting another child in January"
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