[ US /ɪkˈspɛktənsi/ ]
[ UK /ɛkspˈɛktənsi/ ]
NOUN
  1. an expectation
  2. something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    each of them had their own anticipations
    an indicator of expectancy in development
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How To Use expectancy In A Sentence

  • Second, lump sum payments are worked out on the basis of an assumed life expectancy.
  • With longer life expectancy it is inevitable that less will be passed on to the next generation. Times, Sunday Times
  • On average, Maori life expectancy is 10 years less than that of Pakeha.
  • The average life expectancy was 40.
  • The wearable device allows people to monitor smoke and project the damage passive smoking can do to their heart, lungs and life expectancy.
  • A dramatic improvement in health status is anticipated with life expectancy going beyond current forecasts.
  • And, while we are at it, and just to pick up on one of Arnold's areas of interest, the overwhelming majority of students and people are completely unaware of how lousy is the US performance in life expectancy and infant mortality compared to the rest of the world, nor how much more we pay for this wonderful performance than do those elsewhere. I Heart Textbook Authors, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • The life expectancy benefit of heat is large, too: These longevity gains associated with long term trends in geographical mobility account for 8%-15% of the total gains in life expectancy experienced by the US population over the past 30 years. Climate Preferences: Seek Life, Seek Heat, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • I had poutine there as a side dish with my turkey burger and took several years off my life expectancy. The Sun
  • Life expectancy was short for the early SAS. The Sun
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