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Definition of forthcoming adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    forthcoming

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌfɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrθˈkʌmɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[only before noun] going to happen, be published, etc. very soon the forthcoming elections a list of forthcoming books the band’s forthcoming UK tour
  2. 2[not before noun] ready or made available when needed Financial support was not forthcoming.
  3. 3[not before noun] willing to give information about something She's never very forthcoming about her plans. opposite unforthcoming
  4. Extra examples Help was immediately forthcoming. She wasn’t very forthcoming about where she’d been. Once or twice a year the publishers put out a list of forthcoming books. She’s never very forthcoming about her plans. The band have added an extra date to their forthcoming UK tour. Three main parties will contest the forthcoming elections.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: forthcoming