Ex*pect"ance (?), Ex*pect"an*cy (?), n.


The act of expecting ; expectation.



That which is expected, or looked or waited for with interest; the object of expectation or hope.

The expectancy and rose of the fair state. Shak.

Estate in expectancy Law, one the possession of which a person is entitled to have at some future time, either as a remainder or reversion, or on the death of some one.



© Webster 1913.

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