beyond expectation

beyond expectation
(much more or much better than expected: The plan succeeded beyond all expectations; The hotel was beyond our expectations.) over al forventning
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(much more or much better than expected: The plan succeeded beyond all expectations; The hotel was beyond our expectations.) over al forventning

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  • beyond expectation — more than was anticipated, greater than expected …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Beyond — Be*yond , prep. [OE. biyonde, bi[yogh]eonde, AS. begeondan, prep. and adv.; pref. be + geond yond, yonder. See {Yon}, {Yonder}.] 1. On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than. [1913 Webster] Beyond that flaming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beyond sea — Beyond Be*yond , prep. [OE. biyonde, bi[yogh]eonde, AS. begeondan, prep. and adv.; pref. be + geond yond, yonder. See {Yon}, {Yonder}.] 1. On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than. [1913 Webster] Beyond that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expectation — noun (usually expectations) ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, high, lofty (esp. AmE) ▪ modest ▪ I have modest expectations about what my research can accomplish …   Collocations dictionary

  • expectation — ex|pec|ta|tion W2S2 [ˌekspekˈteıʃən] n 1.) [U and C] what you think or hope will happen expectation that ▪ For some time he lived with the expectation that he was going to die. in (the) expectation of sth ▪ Anne left Germany in the expectation of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • expectation */*/*/ — UK [ˌekspekˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms expectation : singular expectation plural expectations 1) [countable/uncountable] the belief that something will happen expectation of: The team set off without any expectation of success. in expectation …   English dictionary

  • expectation — / ekspek teISFn/ noun (C, U) 1 the belief that something will happen because it is likely or planned: your expectation is that: My expectation is that interest rates will go up. | against/contrary to (all) expectations: Against all expectations,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • expectation — ex|pec|ta|tion [ ,ekspek teıʃn ] noun count or uncount *** 1. ) the belief that something will happen: expectation of: The team set off without any expectation of success. in expectation of: His associate had given the information in expectation… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • To go beyond — Beyond Be*yond , prep. [OE. biyonde, bi[yogh]eonde, AS. begeondan, prep. and adv.; pref. be + geond yond, yonder. See {Yon}, {Yonder}.] 1. On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than. [1913 Webster] Beyond that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expectation of life — noun the average duration of life beyond a person s attained age, as shown by mortality tables …  

  • Inexpectation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inexpectation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inexpectation inexpectation non expectation Sgm: N 1 false expectation false expectation &c.(disappointment) 509 Sgm: N 1 miscalculation miscalculation &c. 481 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

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