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Etymology

From Latin futurus, irregular future participle of sum (I am).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
future

Plural
s

future (s)
  1. The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
  2. Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
    There is no future in dwelling on the past.
  3. (grammatical terminology): verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future. future tense
  4. (finance) (plural) Commodities or stocks bought or sold with the understanding that they will be delivered at a date beyond the current one.

Translations

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Adjective

future

  1. Having to do with or occurring in the future.
    Future generations will either laugh or cry at our stupidity.

Translations

Derived terms


French

Pronunciation

Adjective

future

  1. feminine of futur

Italian

Adjective

future

  1. feminine plural of futuro

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