Definition of Expectances

1. Noun. (plural of expectance) ¹



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Definition of Expectances

1. expectance [n] - See also: expectance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expectances

expatriate
expatriated
expatriates
expatriating
expatriation
expatriations
expatriatism
expatriatisms
expatriot
expats
expect
expect the unexpected
expectable
expectably
expectance
expectances (current term)
expectancies
expectancy
expectant
expectantly
expectants
expectation
expectation neurosis
expectation of life
expectational
expectations
expectative
expectative grace
expected
expected date of confinement

Literary usage of Expectances

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages by John Joseph Powell, Thomas Coventry (1822)
"18, n. no distinction between contingent and certain expectances, ii. 1091. EXPECTANT HEIR, of heir apparent, nut an interest, ii. ..."

2. A treatise on the law of mortgage by Richard Holmes Coote (1850)
"RETAINER, heir or devisee entitled to lien by way of retainer for debt due to him from testator, 228. REVERSIONARY INTERESTS. See expectances. of dealings ..."

3. Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Judicial Committee and the by Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1866)
"... accepting a transfer of the St. Andrew's and Quebec Railway Company, and of purchasing all the lands, property, rights, and expectances of that Company, ..."

4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1897)
"That in estimating damages for death by wrongful act, the expectances of the deceased may be reckoned. See Pool v. Southern Pacific R. Co., 26 Pac. ..."

5. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society by Hakluyt Society (1882)
"... and exclude all future expectances and hopes of fauour; carpenters, therefore, are on all sides employed about it. ..."

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