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[ UK /fˈɔːθkʌmɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈfɔɹθˈkəmɪŋ/ ]
  1. available when required or as promised
    federal funds were not forthcoming
  2. of the relatively near future
    the upcoming spring fashions
    the approaching election
    the forthcoming holidays
    this coming Thursday
  3. at ease in talking to others
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How To Use forthcoming In A Sentence

  • Entry forms for the forthcoming Community Games should have been received by now.
  • By convention, this assent is always forthcoming.
  • As a prelude to the book, Dr Mitra has compiled an audio CD of some of the works that will appear in the forthcoming book.
  • After a short break James will commence his winter training for the forthcoming indoor season.
  • The visitor suggested that this be announced by Roh during his forthcoming meetings in Moscow.
  • The good weather we've experienced over the past two days allowed us to fully prepare the cars for the forthcoming European races.
  • The Obama team's lack of candor and immediate forthcomingness on this question has already ssured that this story will dominate the news for weeks to come as troubling questions occur to us. Election Central Morning Roundup
  • The approach is preliminary in nature and there can be no certainty that an offer will ultimately be forthcoming.
  • The club is now looking forward to the forthcoming Wharfedale Championships and is hoping to shatter last year's record trophy haul.
  • The sultan's response was polite but unforthcoming: ‘The matter has been resolved amicably and I do not think it would serve any purpose to revive it.’
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