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English definition of “future”

future

noun
 
 
/ˈfjuːtʃər/
the future B1 the time that is to come: He likes to plan for the future. They hope to get married in the near future (= soon).In the future and soon A2 In grammar, the future is the form of the verb used to talk about something that will happen.Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
in future UK (mainly US in the future) B1 beginning from now: In future, I'll be more careful about who I lend my bike to.Starting from a particular timeIn the future and soon
WHAT WILL HAPPEN [C] B2 what will happen to someone or something in the time that is to come: We need to discuss the future of the company.In the future and soon
SUCCESS [U, no plural] B1 the chance of continuing to exist or succeed: She's got a very promising future ahead of her.Possible and probable
(Definition of future noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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