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forthcoming

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforthcomingforth‧com‧ing /ˌfɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ◂ $ ˌfɔːrθ-/ ●○○ AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 1 SOON[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 EXPRESSwilling to give information about something opp unforthcomingforthcoming about 🔊 IBM is usually pretty forthcoming about the markets for its products.3 [not before noun]OFFER if something is forthcoming, it is given or offered when needed – often used to say that this does not happen 🔊 When no reply was forthcoming, she wrote again.
Examples from the Corpus
forthcomingStringent regulations are likely to be imposed if voluntary agreement is not forthcoming.Even so, some important findings were forthcoming.Members receive regular information about forthcoming attractions, and special events are organised.Forthcoming attractions include a magician and a quiz competition.Dixon was convinced he could win the forthcoming election.She has a part in Steven Spielberg's forthcoming film.It might have something to do with the forthcoming general election when any smear will do.The matter will be discussed at the forthcoming general meeting.Still, over the next hour she had very little time to think about the forthcoming meeting.But he's much more forthcoming than in an earlier, abortive encounter.If more money is not forthcoming, the theater will have to close.The church visitors were intensely embarrassed shortly after we had agreed to have door-to-door visitation for a forthcoming town mission.I was heartened that Richard was so forthcoming with me.forthcoming electionsHe is running for a place on its ruling council in the forthcoming elections.On Jan. 20 Chalerm, leader of the Muan Chon, announced that he would stand in the forthcoming elections.The final communiqué reported the decision to establish an observation committee to monitor the cease-fire as well as the forthcoming elections.Parties adopt or disavow policies not only to win forthcoming elections but also as a response to past electoral outcomes.forthcoming aboutThe charity has not been forthcoming about its finances.
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