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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Increasing Cuyahoga County’s tax on hotel stays would provide money the county will need for upcoming negotiations with the Cleveland Indians over renewing the lease on Progressive Field, County Council was told Thursday. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland.com, "Bed tax increase would help Cuyahoga County during lease negotiations with the Cleveland Indians, County Council told," 12 July 2019 The cap for this upcoming season will be $188.2 million--a 56.8% increase over the $120 million in 2011. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "The Billion-Dollar Question Hanging Over NFL Labor Talks," 11 July 2019 The couple, who manage residential and commercial real estate, recently talked about their home and the upcoming tour. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Grandparents’ grand Cedarburg home is gutted but preserved after 120-plus years," 11 July 2019 As a result, expectations of an upcoming rate cut grew. NBC News, "Dow hits new record of 27,000," 11 July 2019 Some of these items include a six-pack of baby formula for just $62 and a four-pack of skin lotion for extra-dry skin for just $17, which will come in handy for the upcoming winter months. Sophia Caraballo, Woman's Day, "You Can Take Advantage of These Amazon Prime Day Deals Right Now," 10 July 2019 In May, Hallmark gave CountryLiving.com an exclusive look at a few clips from the upcoming movies. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "We Know the Exact Day Hallmark Christmas Movies Start Airing This Year," 10 July 2019 Well, in light of even more recent news—that the series will be leaving Netflix in spring 2020 to air on the upcoming streaming service HBO Max—a surprising connection between the two shows has emerged. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "The 'Friends' Set and 'Golden Girls' Set Have a Crazy Connection," 9 July 2019 Streisand had a handful of concert dates upcoming, including a show at New York City's Madison Square Garden in August. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson Duet Again in Surprise A Star Is Born Reunion," 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of upcoming

1943, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of upcoming

: happening or appearing soon


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

Kids Definition of upcoming

: coming soon the upcoming holiday

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