how to pronounce expectation

/ˌɛk.spɛkˈtɛɪ.ʃən/

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The above transcription of expectation 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.

expectation is pronounced in four syllables

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ɛkspɛktɛɪʃən

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An example use of expectation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… based on the expectation of a future …”

meaning of expectation

Expectation means the act of expecting something to happen.

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