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future

noun

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1 time that is to come
  • in the future, there may be medical discoveries that are beyond our fondest dreams

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2 what is going to happen to someone in the time ahead
  • with such a strong academic record, his future looks bright

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future

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of future (Entry 2 of 2)

of a time after the present
  • we must preserve our national parks in all their glory so that future generations can experience the majesty of nature

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The first known use of future was in the 14th century

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“Future.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/future. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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