forthcoming

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EtymologyEdit

forth- +‎ coming

AdjectiveEdit

forthcoming (comparative more forthcoming, superlative most forthcoming)

  1. (not comparable) Approaching or about to take place.
    I shall vote in the forthcoming election.
    • 2011 October 1, David Ornstein, “Blackburn 0 - 4 Man City”, BBC Sport:
      The visitors began to hold a much higher line, passing and moving with greater urgency, and their reward was forthcoming.
  2. Available when needed.
    The money was not forthcoming.
  3. Considerate and affable; willing to cooperate.
    I am really a forthcoming person.

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