expectation

[ˌekspekˈteɪʃ(ə)n]

очікування, сподівання

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Discoveries in time past give ground for expectation ofdiscoveries in time to come.
I'm listening in expectation ofhearing the mutter of thunder in the distance.
But of course such an expectation would be ridiculous.