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flash-forward

[ flash-fawr-werd ]
/ ˈflæʃˈfɔr wərd /
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noun
a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which a future event or scene is inserted into the chronological structure of the work.
an event or scene so inserted.
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Origin of flash-forward

1945–50; flash + forward, on the model of flashback
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