upcoming

adjective
up·​com·​ing | \ ˈəp-ˌkə-miŋ How to pronounce upcoming (audio) \

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Upcoming events are posted on our Web site.

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The official trailer for Game of Thrones Season 8 has finally arrived, teasing two minutes of intense, previously unseen footage from the upcoming final season. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Game of Thrones Just Dropped Its Official Season 8 Trailer and There's So Much to Take In," 5 Mar. 2019 On Tuesday, the Queen will host a reception for her son at Buckingham Palace in celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the ceremony. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "A Look Back at Prince Charles's Investiture as the Prince of Wales, 50 Years Later," 3 Mar. 2019 Qualcomm isn’t exactly throwing the bleeding-edge solutions under the bus, instead positioning its upcoming chip as the next generation. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Qualcomm's next Snapdragon chip suggests 2020 really will be the year of 5G phones," 25 Feb. 2019 Bandersnatch seems to be a precursor to the series’ upcoming fifth season. Aja Romano, Vox, "The Black Mirror: Bandersnatch trailer promises a choose-your-own-nightmare," 27 Dec. 2018 And the upcoming Sayonara Wild Hearts is no exception. Andrew Webster, The Verge, "The 40 games we can’t wait to play in 2019," 26 Dec. 2018 Trump’s upcoming trip will not be a full-blown state visit, complete with the pomp and ceremony of a Buckingham Palace meeting and military welcome. Simon Perry, PEOPLE.com, "Donald and Melania Trump Are 'Really Looking Forward' to Meeting Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle," 6 July 2018 Sign up for our daily newsletter and never miss our latest and greatest stories Technology Want to take your upcoming camping trip to the next level? Joe Ray, WIRED, "5 Pieces of Primo Meal-Prep Gear for the Campsite Gourmet," 6 July 2018 The upcoming rover will be called Rosalind Franklin, after the chemist whose work was used to determine the structure of DNA. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Europe's Next Mars Rover Is Named After a Pioneer of DNA Research," 7 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of upcoming

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of upcoming was in 1943

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upcoming

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of upcoming

: happening or appearing soon

upcoming

adjective
up·​com·​ing | \ ˈəp-ˌkə-miŋ How to pronounce upcoming (audio) \

Kids Definition of upcoming

: coming soon the upcoming holiday

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