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Definition of await verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they await
    he / she / it awaits
    past simple awaited
    -ing form awaiting
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  1. 1await somebody/something to wait for someone or something He is in custody awaiting trial. Her latest novel is eagerly awaited.
  2. 2await somebody to be going to happen to someone A warm welcome awaits all our guests. Who knows what dangers may await us?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: await