Definition of expectance in English:

expectance

Pronunciation /ɪkˈspɛkt(ə)ns/ /ɛkˈspɛkt(ə)ns/

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noun

  • The action or fact of believing that something will happen or be the case; the feeling or state of mind accompanying this; anticipation.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From expectant, perhaps after post-classical Latin expectantia expectancy, expectation.