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forthcoming

[fawrth-kuhm-ing, fohrth-] /ˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-/
adjective
1.
coming, forth, or about to come forth; about to appear; approaching in time:
the forthcoming concert.
2.
ready or available when required or expected:
He assured us that payment would be forthcoming.
3.
frank and cooperative; candid:
In his testimony, the senator could have been more forthcoming.
4.
friendly and outgoing; sociable.
noun
5.
a coming, forth; appearance.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; forth + coming
Related forms
forthcomingness, noun
unforthcoming, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for forthcomingness

forthcoming

/ˌfɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ/
adjective
1.
approaching in time the forthcoming debate
2.
about to appear his forthcoming book
3.
available or ready the money wasn't forthcoming
4.
open or sociable
Derived Forms
forthcomingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for forthcomingness
forthcoming
"about to happen," 1520s; earlier was O.E. forðcuman; see forth + come.
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