expected

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪksˈpɛktɪd/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pect‧ed

Adjective[change]

Positive
expected

Comparative
more expected

Superlative
most expected

  1. If something is expected to happen, it is regarded as likely to happen and can be anticipated.
    The expected storm never arrived.

Verb[change]

Plain form
expect

Third-person singular
expects

Past tense
expected

Past participle
expected

Present participle
expecting

  1. The past tense and past participle of expect.