awaited awaited  /ə ˈweɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) expected hopefully

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Apple's long-awaited Lisa ushers in a new era of easy computing It actually looks a bit like a mouse, with its rounded corners, off-white color and thin wire tail.
  2. Two leather office chairs awaited the leaders in a cordoned-off section of a bland conference room upstairs.
  3. The beauty queen flap was low on the list of last-minute labor pains attending the long-awaited birth of Malaysia.

News

  1. Photos: Sail Nauticus opens in downtown Norfolk

    NORFOLK -- The long-awaited Community Sailing Center opened Wednesday in downtown Norfolk with nearly two dozen sailboats on the Elizabeth River. Called Sail Nauticus, the program is designed to teach young people about sailing and maritime sciences. Proceeds help pay for programs for children who may not otherwise have the chance to have the sailing experience. There are summer camps and you ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  2. Long-awaited levee work begins this month

    The long-awaited Lowell Park levee project in Stillwater is slated to get underway this month. The contractor for U.S. Army … The post Long-awaited levee work begins this month appeared first on The Stillwater Gazette .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Stillwater Gazette

  3. A long awaited 'Final Fantasy' returns at E3

    A long awaited 'Final Fantasy' returns at E3 Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:36 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Square Enix revealed Monday during Sony's presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that "Final Fantasy XV" would finally see the light of day. While the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. Mr Obama said: "Over the past several years I've had the honour to call Teddy a colleague, a counsellor and a friend and even though we have known this day was coming for some time now, we awaited it with no small measure of dread."
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Belfast Telegraph

  2. "Our ships and aircraft awaited country approval so they could act promptly to save thousands of lives -- approval of the kind granted by Indonesia immediately after the 2004 tsunami and by Bangladesh after a fierce cyclone just last November,"...
    on May 30, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: The Age

  3. "The election is very crucial for the future of Somaliland," said President Dahir Riyale Kahin as he voted Saturday morning. "It a bridge to a long-awaited international recognition."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Dahir Rayale Kahin Source: The Associated Press

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