expectation

expectation
noun
1) no pl. (expecting) Erwartung, die

in the expectation of something — in Erwartung einer Sache (Gen.)

2) usu. in pl. (thing expected) Erwartung, die

come up to expectation[s]/somebody's expectations — den/jemandes Erwartungen entsprechen

contrary to expectation or to all expectations — wider Erwarten

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[ekspek-]
noun
1) (the state of expecting: In expectation of a wage increase, he bought a washing-machine.) die Erwartung
2) (what is expected: He failed his exam, contrary to expectation(s); Did the concert come up to your expectations?) die Erwartung
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ex·pec·ta·tion
[ˌekspekˈteɪʃən]
n
1. (act of expecting) Erwartung f
to be in \expectation of sth in Erwartung einer S. gen sein geh, mit etw dat rechnen
2. (thing expected) Erwartung f
\expectation of life Lebenserwartung f
to have great \expectations for sb/sth große Erwartungen in jdn/etw setzen
to be beyond [all] \expectation[s] die [o alle] Erwartungen übertreffen
to live [or come] up to sb's expectations jds Erwartungen erfüllen [o entsprechen]
against [or contrary to] [all] \expectation[s] entgegen den [o allen] Erwartungen, wider [alles] Erwarten geh
3. (prospect) Aussicht[en] f[pl] (of auf +akk)
\expectations pl (of inheriting money) ausstehendes Erbe f
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["ekspek'teISən]
n
1) (= act of expecting) Erwartung f

in expectation of — in Erwartung (+gen)

in the confident expectation of an easy victory — fest mit einem leichten Sieg rechnend

2) (= that expected) Erwartung f

against or contrary to all expectation(s) — wider Erwarten

to exceed all expectation(s) — alle Erwartungen übertreffen

to come up to sb's expectations — jds Erwartungen (dat) entsprechen

3) (= prospect) Aussicht f
4)

expectation of life — Lebenserwartung f

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expectation [ˌekspekˈteıʃn] s
1. Erwartung f, Erwarten n:
in expectation of in Erwartung (gen);
beyond (all) expectation(s) über Erwarten;
on tiptoes with expectation gespannt vor Erwartung;
against all (oder contrary to [all]) expectation(s) wider Erwarten;
according to expectation(s) erwartungsgemäß;
come (oder live) up to expectations den Erwartungen entsprechen;
fall short of sb’s expectations hinter jemandes Erwartungen zurückbleiben
2. Gegenstand der Erwartung:
have great expectations einmal viel (durch Erbschaft etc) zu erwarten haben
3. Hoffnung f, Aussicht f (beide:
of auf akk):
expectation of life Lebenserwartung f;
in expectation zu erwarten(d)
4. MATH Erwartungswert m
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noun
1) no pl. (expecting) Erwartung, die

in the expectation of something — in Erwartung einer Sache (Gen.)

2) usu. in pl. (thing expected) Erwartung, die

come up to expectation[s]/somebody's expectations — den/jemandes Erwartungen entsprechen

contrary to expectation or to all expectations — wider Erwarten

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n.
Erwartung f.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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