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adjective [only before noun]     future pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    expected to exist or happen during the time following the present time

    an agreement to repay the money at some future date

    1. a.
      used about situations or events in the future

      the future growth of the company

    2. b.
      used about someone’s existence or development in the future

      Cassidy looks like a future champion.

      We need to protect the countryside for future generations.

    3. c.
      used about a family relationship after you get married

      I’d like you to meet my future wife, Alice.

  2. 2
    linguistics relating to the future tense of a verb


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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