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  1. expectingadjective

    Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expecting

    of Expect

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  1. Expecting

    "Expecting" is episode 12 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Howard Gordon and directed by David Semel, it was originally broadcast on January 25, 2000 on the WB network. In "Expecting", Cordelia, having spent the night with her charming date, wakes up carrying a near-term pregnancy. Research reveals she and several other women bear the spawn of a Haxil Beast that uses men as sexual surrogates. Angel and Wesley must find a way to break the demon's psychic control over its human incubators before they deliver—an ordeal likely to be lethal to the hosts.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expecting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4518

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    Rank popularity for the word 'expecting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2650

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of expecting in a Sentence

  1. Housing Minister Mustafa Madbouly:

    The company had continuous change of its board and its strategy and its policy. They limited their ambitious program, it's not the project we were expecting.

  2. Jeff Allen:

    It's hot and windy and we're expecting the fire to grow.

  3. Centrica Sam Laidlaw:

    We're expecting to deliver value through improving efficiencies, adding reserves, improving operating uptime and bringing in new technologies to ensure we can deliver a sensitive risk return on that basis, this isn't a bet on the oil price, because it could be with us for a while.

  4. Polona Hercog:

    It's a big thing right now, so I wasn't really expecting a lot of people to be on my side, but, you know, at the end of the day I don't really care because I'm playing for Slovenian Polona Hercog and not for the people.

  5. Chief Financial Officer Donato Spota:

    We're expecting to reach profitability within the next two to three years.

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