expectable expectable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) to be expected

Usage(s):

  1. The heaviest fighting yet in a rebellion that has dragged on for nearly two decades was startling but expectable.
  2. All three polls had detected the same, expectable national trend away from Carter and toward Ford.
  3. Actually, Chiang's demurrers were an expectable bit of Chinese political etiquette.

Quotes

  1. "Up two per cent, down two per cent there, you'd expect that so I don't think it's outside the expectable wobbles that we'll see in polls being taken in the next few months," Senator Brown said. "What the prime minister will be expecting is...
    on Aug 12, 2007 By: Bob Brown Source: Advertiser Adelaide

  2. "We'll be done with implementation this Thursday," Miles said. "It's the first day back since the holidays, and in the spirit of practice it was a nice first day back. It was very expectable, some mistakes, but really they retained a lot of...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Les Miles Source: Monroe News Star

  3. Hearn said: "I can't go into details, but the deal is an expectable amount of money. I think the sponsorship is worth a lot more but it's up to us to prove our worth to people on the back of the TV ratings for the event."
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Barry Hearn Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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