forthcoming

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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,… …

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  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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

  • 12 forthcoming — adjective 1 a forthcoming event, meeting etc is one that has been planned to happen soon: a potential vote winner in the forthcoming election 2 be forthcoming to be willing to give information about something (+ about): Jarvis was never very… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 forthcoming */*/ — UK [fɔː(r)θˈkʌmɪŋ] / US [fɔrθˈkʌmɪŋ] adjective 1) [only before noun] happening or coming soon a candidate in the forthcoming general election Forthcoming events include a concert and a trip to the mountains. the title track from their forthcoming …

    English dictionary

  • 14 forthcoming — forthcomingness, n. /fawrth kum ing, fohrth /, adj. 1. coming forth, or about to come forth; about to appear; approaching in time: the forthcoming concert. 2. ready or available when required or expected: He assured us that payment would be… …

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  • 15 forthcoming — adj. 1 available VERBS ▪ be ▪ Help was immediately forthcoming. ADVERB ▪ readily (esp. BrE) ▪ immediately 2 willing to give information …

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  • 16 forthcoming — adjective 1) forthcoming events Syn: imminent, impending, coming, upcoming, approaching, future; close, (close) at hand, in store, in the wind, in the air, in the offing, in the pipeline, on the horizon, on the way, on us, a …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 forthcoming — adjective 1) forthcoming events Syn: coming, upcoming, approaching, imminent, impending, future 2) no reply was forthcoming Syn: available, on offer, offered 3) …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 18 forthcoming — adjective a) Approaching or about to take place. I shall vote in the forthcoming election. b) Available when needed. The money was not forthcoming …

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  • 19 forthcoming — [fɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ] adj 1) happening or coming soon the forthcoming general election[/ex] 2) helpful and willing to tell you things Ant: unforthcoming James was more forthcoming than I expected.[/ex] 3) formal provided when someone asks for it …

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  • 20 forthcoming — forth•com•ing [[t]ˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ [/t]] adj. 1) coming or about to come forth; about to appear; approaching in time: the forthcoming concert[/ex] 2) ready or available: Help will be forthcoming whenever you ask[/ex] 3) cvb frank and… …

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