Definition of 'await'
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The bill is still awaiting royal assent. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was extradited but controversially released on bail in 2013 while awaiting trial. The Sun (2017)He is currently awaiting trial and is expected to get a minimum ten-year sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The teenage suspects await trial. The Sun (2016)There is no way to pinpoint any one cause behind the results of the survey, which is still awaiting peer review. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The crowd of 30 heard he could stay on the infant's site while awaiting trial. The Sun (2016)Their mother dusted off a pushchair for a neighbour awaiting the arrival of her first grandchild. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What sort of future would await those on the top rung? Times, Sunday Times (2011)One final surprise awaited the owner of a gold car. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Adults cover them in coats as we all await the arrival of the footballers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Months of uncertainty await before future funding is known. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is this the future that awaits us? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Two youths are currently awaiting trial. The Sun (2006)What other little surprises awaited me? Christianity Today (2000)University societies keenly await his arrival. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The biggest surprise still awaited us. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What sort of future awaits them? The Sun (2015)But the biggest surprise awaited us. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It probably is not much help to a young player to have it reported so eagerly that a great future awaits him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After further vicissitudes she is still awaiting a further refit in Lowestoft. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Right now he's eagerly awaiting the arrival of his next electric dream machine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Two British flyers are awaiting trial on smuggling charges. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The engineer has spent more than 22 months in jail awaiting trial. The Sun (2008)With both these factors on the turn, there could be a pleasant surprise awaiting investors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Portsmouth lost, he did not score and is still awaiting his first goal for his new club. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Police and rescue workers lined dozens of bodies beside the motorway, awaiting the arrival of more ambulances. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I am one of those writers still awaiting the call from Hollywood. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Still awaiting an answer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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In Common Usage. await is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'await'
British English: await VERB
If you await someone or something, you wait for them.
Very little was said as we awaited the arrival of the chairman.
Definition of await from the Collins English Dictionary
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