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futurist

[fyoo-cher-ist] /ˈfyu tʃər ɪst/
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a follower of futurism, especially an artist or writer.
2.
Theology. a person who maintains that the prophecies in the Apocalypse will be fulfilled in the future.
3.
Also, futurologist. a person whose occupation or specialty is the forecasting of future events, conditions, or developments.
adjective
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Italian futurista. See future, -ist
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