future

Definitions


[ˈfjuːtʃə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a period of time following the moment of speaking or writing; time regarded as still to come
(e.g: we plan on getting married in the near future)

- contracts for assets (especially commodities or shares) bought at agreed prices but delivered and paid for later.


Phrases:
- in future

Origin:
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin futurus, future participle of esse ‘be’ (from the stem fu-, ultimately from a base meaning ‘grow, become’)


[ˈfjuːtʃə], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- at a later time; going or likely to happen or exist
(e.g: the needs of future generations)


Phrases:
- in future

Origin:




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