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expectation

noun anticipation, assurance, awaiting, calculation, contemplation, expectance, expectancy, exspectatio, foreboding, foreknowledge, hope, intention, misgiving, opinio, preconception, presentiment, presumption, presurmise, prevenience, probability, promise, prospect, prospection, prospicience, spes, suspense, trust, waiting
Associated concepts: expectant estates, expectant heir, exxectant right, reasonable expectation
See also: belief, contemplation, design, end, intent, likelihood, objective, outlook, possibility, probability, prospect, purpose, reliance

EXPECTATION. That which may be expected, although contingent. In the doctrine of life annuities, that share or number of the years of human life which a person of a given age may expect to live, upon an equality of chances.
     2. In general, the heir apparent will be relieved from a contract made in relation to his expectancy. See Post Obit.

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