up·​com·​ing | \ˈəp-ˌkə-miŋ \

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Upcoming events are posted on our Web site.

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Today, though, the streaming company announced a four-year plan for upcoming animated series, which brings it more in line with traditional animation studios like Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "Netflix is developing animated shows from the creators of Moana, Inside Out, and Finding Dory," 6 Nov. 2018 The whole process was filmed as part of an episode of Flip Or Flop, so expect to see it in full detail in an upcoming episode. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "Tarek El Moussa Tries Out The Vampire Facial Trend, And You Can't Unsee The Results," 9 Oct. 2018 Rose is a model and MTV VJ who may have gotten a burst of online interest when she was named to play Batwoman on an upcoming CW series. Mark Kennedy, The Seattle Times, "The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed," 1 Oct. 2018 Her other credits include Dr. Ken, Empire, Franklin & Bash, and the upcoming series The First Wives Club. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'This Is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown and His Wife Once Broke Up for the "Craziest" Reason," 17 Sep. 2018 The conviction is expected to hurt Sharif’s political party’s chances in the upcoming national elections. Renae Reints, Fortune, "Former Pakistani Prime Minister Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison," 6 July 2018 Earlier this week, Hinch targeted the team's upcoming two-game series in Arlington as a potential return for Smith. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros reliever Joe Smith begins rehab assignment with AA Corpus Christi," 29 June 2018 While others would simply use the attention to show off their latest street style moment, Hadid flipped the script this weekend with a look that sent a message about the upcoming midterm elections. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Gigi Hadid Is Ready to Rock the Vote," 5 Nov. 2018 There are two major ways to make impact the upcoming midterm elections: Vote, and mobilize other voters. Nina Bahadur, SELF, "10 Things You Should Know About Door-to-Door Political Canvassing," 31 Oct. 2018

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of upcoming was in 1943

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English Language Learners Definition of upcoming

: happening or appearing soon


up·​com·​ing | \ˈəp-ˌkə-miŋ \

Kids Definition of upcoming

: coming soon the upcoming holiday

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