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expect

(Anticipate), verb await, bargain for, be certain, be confident, be prepared, calculate upon, count on, have in prospect, look for, look forward to, plan on, prepare for, provide for, reckon on, sperare, wait for, watch for
Associated concepts: contingent expectancy, expectancy of heir, expectant estate, expectant interest, expectant right, life expectancy

expect

(Consider probable), verb apprehend, assume, believe, conclude, conjecture, consider likely, divine, fancy, forecast, foresee, gather, guess, have a hunch, have a presentiment, imagine, infer, judge, predict, prognosticate, prophesy, regard likely, suppose, suspect, think, think likely
See also: intend, plan, presume, presuppose, trust
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Of those CFOs and comptrollers expecting to raise prices in 2006, 59 percent say their company's price increase will be less than 5 percent while 41 say their prices will rise more than 5 percent.
With panel suppliers not expecting this situation, panel inventories have also risen, increasing pricing pressure.
We came out of September expecting to achieve essentially flat sales for the year," said chief executive officer Phil Marineau.