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It's important to plan for the future.
These young people are the leaders of the future.
Check if the computer can be upgraded in the future.
I have no plans to travel in the near future.
She has no idea what the future might hold for her.
He can now look to the future with confidence again.
Jack went on vacation to think about his future.
The people of Grozny face an uncertain future.
Joe has a bright future in athletics.
You won't have much of a future unless you start working harder.
This is the American English definition of future. View British English definition of future.
a particle that is smaller than an atom and has no electrical charge
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