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coming

noun com·ing \ ˈkə-miŋ \

Definition of coming

:an act or instance of arriving

Examples of coming in a Sentence

  1. the coming of the children meant we could finally get the party started

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First Known Use of coming

13th century


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coming

adjective

Definition of coming

1 :immediately due in sequence or development
  • in the coming year
2 :gaining importance
  • the coming trend

Examples of coming in a Sentence

  1. The company has many plans for the coming year.

  2. An official announcement will be made in the coming days.

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First Known Use of coming

15th century


COMING Defined for English Language Learners

coming

noun

Definition of coming for English Language Learners

  • : the time when something begins


coming

adjective

Definition of coming for English Language Learners

  • : happening soon or next

  • : becoming more important or popular



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