What does expectancy mean?

Definitions for expectancy
ɪkˈspɛk tən siex·pectan·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipation, expectancynoun

    an expectation

  2. anticipation, expectancynoun

    something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

    "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development"

Wiktionary

  1. expectancynoun

    the state of being expected

  2. expectancynoun

    something expected or awaited

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expectancynoun

    the act of expecting ; expectation

  2. Expectancynoun

    that which is expected, or looked or waited for with interest; the object of expectation or hope

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. expectancy

    An exciting interval between rounds.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expectancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expectancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of expectancy in a Sentence

  1. Anais Nin:

    I walk ahead of myself in perpetual expectancy of miracles.

  2. Howard Koh:

    It is a whole constellation of conditions they have shown impacts life expectancy. It is not just medical conditions, but also the social drivers that appear to be at play, like income inequality and mental distress.

  3. Martin McKee:

    When countries [ like the Martin McKee and The UK ] experience declining life expectancy, The UK really should be The UK.

  4. Martin McKee:

    I wasn't surprised by these findings, we've been publishing for several years reports, warning that life expectancy has been stagnating since 2015.

  5. George Carlin, Napalm and Silly Putty:

    The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other going in opposite directions.

Images & Illustrations of expectancy

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