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Synonyms for expectancy

Synonyms for expectancy

the condition of looking forward to something, especially with eagerness

something expected

Synonyms for expectancy

an expectation

something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

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In great families, when an advantageous place cannot be obtained, either in possession, reversion, remainder, or expectancy, for the young man who is growing up, it is a very general custom to send him to sea.
Men aged 65 in Liverpool today can expect to live to 82, but average life expectancy for boys born in the city today is just over 76.
BABY girls in Middlesbrough can expect to live seven years fewer than those in the area with the highest life expectancy - and the gap is getting wider.
The study from the Registrar General for Scotland found life expectancy for males born in rural areas is 79.
A new ONS report produced in conjunction with PHE has been published revealing the scale of inequalities in life expectancy and healthy life expectancy across England, but also within local authority areas.
ATTENDEES at the opening session of APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans last year were greeted by a map with stark statistics: Depending on which neighborhoods New Orleans residents lived in, their life expectancy could vary by as much as 25 years.
Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows significant differences in life expectancy between different regions - and even between towns and cities in each region.
The highest life expectancy in Turkey was found in the northern Black Sea province of Giresun, with an average of 78.
ISLAMABAD -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said the global life expectancy witnesses "large" gain for children born in 2012 than that born in 1990.
Average life expectancy has risen globally to 73 years for a girl born in 2012 and 68 for a boy following successes in fighting diseases and child mortality, according to a report by the World Health Organization.
Australian men have the third longest life expectancy in the world based on new statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Bulgaria remains among the three EU member states with the lowest life expectancy rates.
But life expectancy has not been closely studied in large HIV groups across the United States and Canada.
In both states, high SES population experienced relative gains in life expectancy at birth over low SES population.
Average life expectancy has been steadily increasing since studies began in 1926.