expectorate

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expectorate

[ik′spek·tə‚rāt]
(physiology)
To eject phlegm or other material from the throat or lungs.
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Increases competitive pressure, heightened customer expectorations and emerging technologies have had a profound effect on the way organisations conducted their business.
They have lived up to expectorations from them as custodians of law and order, he said.
He will be president because he had the vision and courage to believe that nothing is impossible, and that we should never allow others, or history or expectorations to determine the boundaries of our hope and aspiration.
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Melancholy, phlegm, and yellow bile were formerly seen, smelled, and tasted in urine and excrement, vomit and expectorations, and blood from menstruation, nosebleeds, hemorrhoids, and bloodletting.