expectation

  

Definitions (2)

1.General: Presumed degree of probability of an occurrence.
2.Statistics: Average probability of a chance occurrence.

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  • The expectation was higher than we expected by our investor. We proceeded to work overtime to meet their challenging demands.

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  • I had an expectation that she would laugh at all of my jokes, but in real life she didn't laugh at any of them.

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  • Setting a high expectation for your employees will keep them working hard for you to try and meet or succeed it.

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