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Meaning of await

a•wait

Pronunciation: (u-wāt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to wait for; expect; look for: He is still awaiting an answer.
  2. to be in store for; be imminent: A pleasant surprise awaits her in today's mail.
  3. to lie in wait for.
—v.i.
  1. to wait, as in expectation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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