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The future - synonyms or related words

the future

noun

the time that follows the present time

destiny

noun

the things that you will do, or the type of person that you will become, in the future

tomorrow

noun

the future

futurity

noun

formal future time

morrow

noun

an old word meaningtomorrow

tomorrow

noun

the day after today

the future

noun

events that have not yet taken place

the shape of things to come

the type of situation that you can expect in the future

futurity

noun

formal a future event

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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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gosling

a young goose

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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