American English

Definition of coming noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[singular] the coming of something
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  • the time when something new begins With the coming of modern technology, many jobs were lost.
  • Idioms
    comings and goings (informal)
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    the movement of people arriving at and leaving a particular place It's hard to keep track of the kids' comings and goings.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: coming