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"incoming" in British English

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incomingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɪnˌkʌm.ɪŋ/
arriving at or coming towards a ​place: incoming ​mail/​phonecalls an incoming ​flight soon to ​start something such as a ​job because ​recentlychosen or ​elected: the incoming ​government What are the ​biggestproblemsfaced by the incoming ​president?US Incoming ​freshmen (= ​students in the first ​year at ​college)start a ​week before everyone ​else.
(Definition of incoming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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 ​badweather.
(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 ​airfilter can be used to ​cool incoming ​air.
COMMUNICATIONS, IT if a ​telephonecall 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 ​administrationplans to ​revise the ​taxlaws. an incoming ​director/​chair/​manager
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