future

[ fyoo-cher ]
/ ˈfyu tʃər /

noun

adjective

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Origin of future

First recorded in 1325–75; Middle English futur Anglo-French, Old French, from Latin fūtūrus “about to be, going to be” (future participle of esse “to be”)
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British Dictionary definitions for future

future
/ (ˈfjuːtʃə) /

noun

adjective

See also futures

Derived forms of future

futureless, adjective

Word Origin for future

C14: from Latin fūtūrus about to be, from esse to be
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Idioms and Phrases with future

future

see in the near future.

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