in the not too distant future

Definition of in the not too distant future

:at a time that is not long from now :soon
  • Changes are expected in the not too distant future.

Word by Word Definitions

too play
  1. : besides, also

  2. : to an excessive degree : excessively

  3. : to such a degree as to be regrettable

distant play
  1. : separated in space : away

  2. : situated at a great distance (see 1distance 2c) : far-off

  3. : having a great amount of separation between each other : separated by a great distance from each other : far apart

future play
  1. : that is to be

  2. : of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense expressive of time yet to come

  3. : existing or occurring at a later time

  1. : time that is to come

  2. : what is going to happen

  3. : an expectation of advancement or progressive development


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