awaited

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a·wait

 (ə-wāt′)
v. a·wait·ed, a·wait·ing, a·waits
v.tr.
1.
a. To wait for. See Synonyms at expect.
b. To be kept as ready for: a contract awaiting signature.
2. To be in store for: Death awaits us all.
v.intr.
To be in store: A busy day awaits.

[Middle English awaiten, from Old North French awaitier : a-, on (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + waitier, to watch; see wait.]
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Adj.1.awaited - expected hopefully
expected - considered likely or probable to happen or arrive; "prepared for the expected attack"
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