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English definition of “upcoming”


adjective [before noun]     /ˈʌpˌkʌmɪŋ/
happening soon : Check the website for a calendar of upcoming events . The company's upcoming flotation on the stock market illustrates the good health of the technology sector .
(Definition of upcoming adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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