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expectative

[ik-spek-tuh-tiv] /ɪkˈspɛk tə tɪv/
adjective
1.
of or relating to expectation.
2.
characterized by expectation.
Origin of expectative
1480-1490
From the Medieval Latin word expectātīvus, dating back to 1480-90. See expectation, -ive
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