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English definition of “up-and-coming”

up-and-coming

adjective [usually before noun]     /ˌʌp.əndˈkʌm.ɪŋ/
likely to achieve success soon or in the near future : up-and-coming young actresses About to happenCloseness in distance and time
(Definition of up-and-coming adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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