how to pronounce expecting


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The above transcription of expecting is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

expecting is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of expecting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… win um we're expecting him in the coming …”

meanings of expecting


  1. Present participle of expect.


  1. Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.


  1. The process by which somebody expects something.

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