forthcoming


forthcoming
I adjective about to happen, advancing, anticipated, approaching, at hand, awaited, close at hand, coming, coming soon, destined, drawing near, due, ensuing, eventual, expected, fated, following, foreseeable, future, imminent, impending, inescapable, inevitable, in store, looming, near, nearing, nigh, on the agenda, on the docket, on the horizon, oncoming, pending, planned, predestined, predicted, projected, promised, prospective, scheduled, to come, ultimate, unavoidable, upcoming, yet to be associated concepts: expectancy under a will II index close (near), future, immediate (imminent), imminent, inevitable, instant, pending (imminent), portentous (ominous), prospective, proximate

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  • forthcoming — [fôrth′kum΄iŋ] adj. 1. about to appear; approaching [the author s forthcoming book] 2. available or ready when needed [the promised help was not forthcoming] 3. a) friendly, communicative, outgoing, etc. b) open; frank; direct n …   English World dictionary

  • forthcoming — forth com ing (f[=o]rth k[u^]m [i^]ng or f[=o]rth k[u^]m [i^]ng), a. 1. Ready or about to appear; making appearance. [1913 Webster] 2. Candid; frank; not withholding relevant information; cooperative in providing information. [PJC] 3. Having an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forthcoming — ► ADJECTIVE 1) about to happen or appear. 2) ready or made available when required: help was not forthcoming. 3) willing to divulge information. DERIVATIVES forthcomingness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • forthcoming — about to happen, 1530s; earlier was O.E. forðcuman to come forth, come to pass; see FORTH (Cf. forth) + COME (Cf. come). Meaning informative, responsive is from 1835 …   Etymology dictionary

  • forthcoming — [adj] expected, imminent accessible, anticipated, approaching, at hand, available, awaited, coming, destined, fated, future, impending, inescapable, in evidence, inevitable, in preparation, in prospect, in store*, in the cards*, in the wind*,… …   New thesaurus

  • forthcoming — 01. Preparations continue for the [forthcoming] celebrations. 02. Government officials expect that increased security measures will be [forthcoming] as a result of the terrorist attacks. 03. Her husband was very [forthcoming] regarding his affair …   Grammatical examples in English

  • forthcoming — forth|com|ing [ˌfo:θˈkʌmıŋ US ˌfo:rθ ] adj 1.) [only before noun] a forthcoming event, meeting etc is one that has been planned to happen soon ▪ the forthcoming elections ▪ Keep an eye on the noticeboards for forthcoming events . 2.) willing to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forthcoming — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)θkʌ̱mɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A forthcoming event is planned to happen soon. ...his opponents in the forthcoming elections. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ If something that you want, need, or expect is forthcoming, it is given to you or it happens.… …   English dictionary

  • forthcoming — adjective Etymology: obsolete forthcome to come forth Date: circa 1532 1. being about to appear or to be produced or made available < the forthcoming holidays > < your forthcoming novel > < funds are forthcoming > 2. a. responsive, outgoing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forthcoming — forth|com|ing [ fɔrθ kʌmıŋ ] adjective ** 1. ) only before noun happening or coming soon: a candidate in the forthcoming Presidential election the title track from their forthcoming album Forthcoming events include a concert and a trip to the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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