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Synonyms for expectation

Synonyms for expectation

the condition of looking forward to something, especially with eagerness

something expected

Synonyms for expectation

belief about (or mental picture of) the future

anticipating with confidence of fulfillment


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the feeling that something is about to happen

the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

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Both the dramatic fall in gasoline prices and the recurrent drops in the CPI raise the question of how these developments are affecting the long-term inflation expectations of households.
However, there was a direct effect of educational expectations on occupational expectations.
8221; Expectation Manager tracks the commitments made to clients, and scores them upon delivery for both quality and timeliness.
It is much more a question of gender-role expectations, which are created, maintained and modified across the life course by society as a whole (Strodl, 1994).
However, current market conditions, as well as future expectations of the RMI, were still in the positive range for 2005 as a whole, though slightly below the 2004 average.
When it comes to pain control, a dose of positive thinking goes a long way, according to researchers who have found that many of the same brain areas that respond to severe pain also respond to mere expectations of pain.
Both of these students had self-efficacy and outcome expectation beliefs that were directly influenced by their race.
Last April I issued a memo outlining the need for expectation management in acquisition programs and directed a joint team develop a policy for documenting it in the Program Management Directive.
For purposes of Title III, an "'oral communication' means any oral communication uttered by a person exhibiting an expectation that such communication is not subject to interception under circumstances justifying such expectation.
On one hand, the committee members expressed concern about the inordinate service expectation compared to other job expectations.
People involved in or contemplating partnerships should consider four critical areas for the partnership's future: expectations, creating guidelines to deal with the unexpected, dealing with differences, and planning for the end.
Supremacy is the favourites' goals expectation minus the outsiders' goals expectation, total goals is the favourites' goals expectation plus the outsiders' goals expectation: 1.
This expectation may be at odds with the promotion of distance education by university administrators emphasizing convenience, especially that of taking classes near a student's home or office.
Allowing unaudited account balances (or ratios) to unduly influence expectations of what current balances should be.
As a result of this expectation, bond yields fall two years before the spending cuts take place.