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English Definitionto have expectations; to earnestly hope; expectation; hope
Simplified Script期望
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Expected hopefully.
(名) As a noun
  1. Something expected (as on the basis of a norm).
  2. Belief about (or mental picture of) the future.
  3. Anticipating with confidence of fulfillment.
  4. Something that is desired.
  5. An expectation.
(动) As a verb
  1. Feel or have a desire for; want strongly.
  2. Regard something as probable or likely.
  3. Consider obligatory; request and expect.
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