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1 [only before noun] a forthcoming event, meeting etc is one that has been planned to happen soon:
Keep an eye on the noticeboards for forthcoming events.
2 willing to give information about something [≠ unforthcoming]
forthcoming about
IBM is usually pretty forthcoming about the markets for its products.
3 [not before noun] 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.

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