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"incoming" in British English

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incomingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɪnˌkʌm.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈɪnˌkʌm.ɪŋ/
arriving at or coming towards a place: incoming mail/phone calls an incoming flight
soon to start something such as a job because recently chosen or elected: the incoming government What are the biggest problems faced by the incoming president?US Incoming freshmen (= students in the first year at college) start a week before everyone else.
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"incoming" in American English

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incomingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɪnˌkʌm·ɪŋ/
arriving at, coming into, or entering a place: Incoming flights are being delayed because of bad weather.
(Definition of incoming from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"incoming" in Business English

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incomingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɪnˌkʌmɪŋ/
TRANSPORT arriving at, or coming into a place: incoming flights/passengers The airport remains closed to all incoming flights until tomorrow morning. An air filter can be used to cool incoming air.
COMMUNICATIONS, IT if a telephone call or message is incoming, it is being received rather than sent: incoming call/fax All incoming calls should be forwarded to voicemail. incoming mail/email/message incoming signal/data/information
about to start doing an important job, such as managing a company or governing a country: incoming government/administration The incoming administration plans to revise the tax laws. an incoming director/chair/manager
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