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  1. expectation

    • IPA[ˌekspekˈteɪʃn]

    美式

    英式

    • n.
      預料;希望; 要求
    • 名詞複數:expectations

    • 釋義
    • 同反義

    名詞

    • 1. 預料 the expectation of doing sth. 做某事的預期 contrary to or against all expectation(s) 出乎意料地
    • 2. 希望; 要求 to live up to/fail to live up to sb.'s expectations 達到/辜負某人的希望 to come up to (sb.'s) expectations 不負(某人)所望

    同義詞

    1. a strong belief that something will happen or be the case

    2. a belief that someone will or should achieve something

    3. one's prospects of inheritance