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To die, to be really dead, that must be glorious. There are far worse things awaiting man than death.
Garrett Fort

Meaning of "awaiting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AWAITING

awaiting  [əˈweɪtɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AWAITING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Awaiting is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AWAITING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Awaiting

Awaiting is a 2014 South Korean short film written and directed by Kang Je-gyu, starring Moon Chae-won, Go Soo, and Son Sook. It is one of four short films comprising Beautiful 2014, the third annual omnibus project commissioned by Chinese online platform Youku Tudou and the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The other short films are The Dream directed by Shu Kei, HK 2014 - Education for All directed by Christopher Doyle, and Boss I Love You directed by Zhang Yuan. Beautiful 2014 premiered at the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival on March 27, 2014.

Definition of awaiting in the English dictionary

The definition of awaiting in the dictionary is waitingthe awaiting car the car which was waiting the awaiting media who were waiting.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AWAITING


calculating
ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtɪŋ
communicating
kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪtɪŋ
dating
ˈdeɪtɪŋ
decorating
ˈdɛkəˌreɪtɪŋ
devastating
ˈdɛvəˌsteɪtɪŋ
fascinating
ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ
frustrating
frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ
gentleman-in-waiting
ˌdʒɛntəlmənɪnˈweɪtɪŋ
gentlemen-in-waiting
ˌdʒentəlmənɪnˈweɪtɪŋ
humiliating
hjuːˈmɪlɪeɪtɪŋ
incorporating
ɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪtɪŋ
ladies-in-waiting
ˌleɪdɪzɪnˈweɪtɪŋ
operating
ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ
rating
ˈreɪtɪŋ
rotating
rəʊˈteɪtɪŋ
skating
ˈskeɪtɪŋ
stimulating
ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪtɪŋ
unweighting
ʌnˈweɪtɪŋ
waiting
ˈweɪtɪŋ
weighting
ˈweɪtɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AWAITING

awa´
AWACS
Awadh
await
awaiter
awake
awaked
awaken
awakener
awakening
awanting
award
award ceremony
award wage
award-winner
award-winning
awardable
awardee
awarder
awards ceremony

WORDS THAT END LIKE AWAITING

accounting
auditing
biting
copywriting
creative writing
editing
exciting
handwriting
inhibiting
inviting
limiting
recruiting
siting
soliciting
songwriting
suiting
underwriting
visiting
vomiting
whiting
writing

Synonyms and antonyms of awaiting in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AWAITING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «awaiting» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of awaiting

Translation of «awaiting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AWAITING

Find out the translation of awaiting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of awaiting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «awaiting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

等待
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a la espera de
570 millions of speakers

English

awaiting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

का इंतजार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تنتظر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в ожидании
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aguardando
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতীক্ষমাণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

attente
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menunggu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erwartet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

待っている
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngenteni
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chờ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காத்திருக்கிறது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतीक्षेत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bekleyen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in attesa di
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w oczekiwaniu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в очікуванні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în așteptarea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναμονή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

inväntar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avventer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of awaiting

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AWAITING»

The term «awaiting» is very widely used and occupies the 15.233 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AWAITING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «awaiting» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «awaiting» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about awaiting

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10 QUOTES WITH «AWAITING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word awaiting.
1
Tim Allen
While awaiting sentencing, I decided to give stand-up comedy a shot. The judge had suggested I get my act together, and I took him seriously.
2
Ingmar Bergman
I write scripts to serve as skeletons awaiting the flesh and sinew of images.
3
John Cameron
Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand and explain the many mysteries of our bodies, such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
4
Charlotte Curtis
His venture sounds like a banana peel awaiting its victim.
5
Garrett Fort
To die, to be really dead, that must be glorious. There are far worse things awaiting man than death.
6
Brian Greene
The tantalizing discomfort of perplexity is what inspires otherwise ordinary men and women to extraordinary feats of ingenuity and creativity; nothing quite focuses the mind like dissonant details awaiting harmonious resolution.
7
Paul Hawken
We're trained to see the world in terms of charismatic organizations and charismatic people. That's who we look to for leadership and change, for transformation. We're awaiting the next J.F.K., the next Martin Luther King, the next Gandhi, the next Nelson Mandela.
8
Nan Hayworth
Right now, there are nearly 30 jobs bills passed by the House with support from both Republicans and Democrats that are awaiting action in the Democratic-run Senate.
9
Adam Hughes
I'm still awaiting the idea of drawing comics for a living being a reality. I feel like I've been dodging work for 20 years, and at some point, I'll have to get a real job.
10
Eli Khamarov
Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality; I'm awaiting virtuous reality.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AWAITING»

Discover the use of awaiting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to awaiting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Aporias: Dying--awaiting (one Another At) the "limits of ...
" That is the question asked, explored, and analyzed in Jacques Derrida's new book.
Jacques Derrida, 1993
2
Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile ...
George provides a fresh look at the thirteen days America was on the brink of nuclear war.
Alice L. George, 2003
3
Awaiting Oblivion
. . . This book should be required reading, period." -- Choice. "Awaiting Oblivion is one of [Blanchot's] crowning works . . . a penetrating reflection upon human nature, language, and literature.""--Translation Review.
Maurice Blanchot, John Gregg, 1999
4
No One Awaiting Me: Two Brothers Defy Death During the ...
Here is the riveting account of two orphaned brothers whose unshakeable courage enable them to survive the still rarely told horrors of the Holocaust in Romania.
Joil Alpern, 2001
5
Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil War and America's ...
In Awaiting the Heavenly Country, Mark S. Schantz argues that American attitudes and ideas about death helped facilitate the war's tremendous carnage.
Mark S. Schantz, 2013
6
Awaiting the Green Morning
Dazzling, insightful, and direct, Awaiting the Green Morning takes the reader on a voyage to an unexpected world.
María Rosa Lojo de Beuter, 2008
7
Awaiting the Moon
Hired by Count Nikolas von Wolfram to transform his petulant niece into a suitable bride for a young Earl, Elizabeth Stanwycke senses that something is amiss with her new employer, to whom she is powerfully attracted, as wolf howls echo ...
Donna Simpson, 2006
8
Awaiting a Miracle
In his diary, he pours his heart out, lamenting the murder of his family so brutally torn away from him, and the tragic fate of the Jewish people, as he dreams, awaiting a miracle.
Morris Breitbart, 2007
9
Awaiting trespass: a pasiʹon
Gathered at a wake for Don Severino Gil in 1981, the year martial law was lifted in the Philippines, his curious relatives wonder why the old philanderer's coffin is sealed
Linda Ty-Casper, 1985
10
Awaiting the therapist's Baby: A Guide for Expectant ...
A Guide for Expectant Parent-practitioners April E. Fallon, Virginia Brabender. anxieties concerning expression of aggression and hostility is to present oneself as a victim. Gavin (1994) provided us with a good example. She explained that her ...
April E. Fallon, Virginia Brabender, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AWAITING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term awaiting is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Key Syracuse football signee, safety Marquise Blair, still awaiting
Ohio safety Marquise Blair would likely crack the two-deep depth chart for Syracuse next season if the NCAA clears him academically. «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
2
Mom in Abandoned Baby Case Awaiting Trial for Armed Robberies
A Baltimore woman accused of abandoning her nearly 3-month-old daughter along the side of a road in Anne Arundel County was awaiting ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
3
Awaiting Iran Deal, Nuclear Sleuths Gather Sophisticated Tools
VIENNA — On the outskirts of this graceful city, the Iran Task Force of the International Atomic Energy Agency is preparing to move quickly if ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Crum Awaiting First Offer
Grafton Midview quarterback Dustin Crum is a top 2017 prospect in Ohio, and a player that is coming off a great sophomore season. «Rocket Digest, Jul 15»
5
Hill County Awaiting Revised Marriage Licenses
Hill County Awaiting Revised Marriage Licenses. Mon, Jul 06, 2015. Hill County will be joining the vast majority of other Texas counties in issuing marriage ... «Hillsboro Reporter, Jul 15»
6
Ohio city awaiting decision on Jeep Wrangler production
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - City leaders in Toledo still are waiting to find out if Jeep Wrangler production will stay in its longtime home. The CEO of ... «WFMJ, Jul 15»
7
Manchester United 'awaiting Angel di Maria injury update'
Angel di Maria is in a race against time to be fit for the start of the new season after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty, a report ... «Sports Mole, Jul 15»
8
People awaiting fireworks at The Shipyards
People awaiting fireworks at The Shipyards. Published On: Jul 04 2015 06:25:31 PM EDT Updated On: Jul 04 2015 06:43:38 PM EDT. Small Text; Medium Text ... «WJXT Jacksonville, Jul 15»
9
New program to treat drug use in prison on hold, awaiting Medicaid …
Dr. Jeffrey Fetter knows there are pitfalls to overcoming addiction in prison. As the chief medical director for the state Department of Corrections, ... «Concord Monitor, Jul 15»
10
Awaiting the call to step up and be a hero
Editor's note: This column by the late Bev Davis originally was published Sept. 20, 2000. Davis passed away Aug. 1, 2010, of a sudden illness. «Beckley Register-Herald, Jul 15»

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