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English definition of “forthcoming”

forthcoming

adjective  /fɔrθˈkʌm·ɪŋ, foʊrθ-/ us  

forthcoming adjective (SOON)

[not gradable] happening soon: the forthcoming conference

forthcoming adjective (WILLING)

willing to give information or to talk; friendly and helpful: He has not been forthcoming about the details of his contract.

forthcoming adjective (SUPPLIED)

[not gradable] supplied or offered when wanted: No explanation for his absence was forthcoming.
(Definition of forthcoming from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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