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ex·pec·tance

 (ĭk-spĕk′təns)
n.
Expectancy.
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expectance

noun
The condition of looking forward to something, especially with eagerness:
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There will be an expectance that someone will be in the market for a defender and willing to pay good money.
With decline in fertility rates, and increase in life expectance, the proportion of population under certain age is expected to increase over the years.
Although, therapeutic standardisation of propolis is challenging, and the relationship between definite types of propolis and specific biological activities is difficult to establish (Bankova, 2005), the presence of a significant amount of one specific compound might lead to the expectance that the extract has the potential to show bioactivities linked to this potential (Sforcin and Bankova, 2011; Toreti et al., 2013; Mendonca et al., 2015).
In addition to his expectance that all the current topics would be considered, he could not speak about the details of the session and its agenda.
8 Oral white mucosal lesions can be histopathologically divided into two types: they may be dysplatic or non-dysplastic.9 Dysplastic lesions are those that show histopathological abnormality suggesting that the lesion has a pronounced expectance of malignant convergence.8,9 Dysplasia's are greatly known for their malignant behavior to the extent of 5-18%.
The Human Development Index (HDI) was 0.788 that represented a moderate development and life expectance was 67.7 years old that was lower the Brazil (71.2 years old).
Assuming that only 50 percent of the observed clinical improvement related to WCPD is sustained, life expectancy increases by .009 years, quality-adjusted life expectance increases by .008 QALYs, treatment costs increase by $762, and the ICER is $91,830 per QALY.
Our economic growth rate is less than our expectance, and the unemployment rate is too high.
Their reason for this is that studies suggest that continued screening beyond age 65 in otherwise low-risk women would prevent only 1.6 per 1,000 cancer cases and 0.5 cancer deaths; in contrast, with continued screening, there would be an additional 127 colposcopies per 1,000 women while extending life expectance by less than one day per woman.
Table 1: Human Development Indicators of India and Kenya Indicator India Kenya Human Development Rank 131 146 Gross National Income percapita (2011 ppp) $5663 $2881 Population growth rate 1.3 2.7 Population below poverty line 2005-2014 21.2 33.6 ($ 1.90 ppp perday) Life expectance at birth (years) 68.3 62.2 Median age of Population 26.6 18.9 Literacy rate 72.1 78 Mean years of schooling 6.3 6.3 Primary School dropout rate 0 22.4 (2015 HDR) Unemployment rate percentage of labor force 9.7 17.6 Source: Human Development Report (UNDP, 2016).
In the expectance of a similar showing in this race Move In Time has to be on the shortlist at 8/1 having been raised just 7lb for that latest victory, but the yard has produced just one winner from their last 25 runners, which is obviously a bit of a concern, and with so much pace in the race there's a sense that it could ideally be set up for a closer.