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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
expectant waitingattente impatiente (depuis longtemps)

May take the particle 'no'
long-awaitedErwarten, Ersehnen

ON: タイKUN: ま.つ, -ま.ち
wait, depend on

ON: ボウ, モウKUN: のぞ.む, もち
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect

Example sentences
残念ながら待望の試合は中止せざるを得なかった。Parts: 残念ながら (ざんねんながら), 待望 (たいぼう), 試合 (しあい), 中止 (ちゅうし), せざるを得ない (せざるをえない)To our regret, we were obliged to call off the game, which we had been looking forward to.

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