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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·pec·tant /-tənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·pec·tant /-tənt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pect·ant a.  Waiting in expectation; looking for; Med. waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment.
 Expectant estate Law, an estate in expectancy. See under Expectancy.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pect·ant, n. One who waits in expectation; one held in dependence by hope of receiving some good.
    An expectant of future glory.   --South.
    Those who had employments, or were expectants.   --Swift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: marked by eager anticipation; "an expectant hush" [syn: anticipant,
      2: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child";
         "was great with child" [syn: big(p), enceinte, gravid,
          great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)]