wave of the future

noun phrase

Definition of wave of the future

: an idea, product, or movement that is viewed as representing forces or a trend that will inevitably prevail

First Known Use of wave of the future

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Wave of the future.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20of%20the%20future. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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