forthcoming

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj forthcoming available when required or as promised "federal funds were not forthcoming"
    • adj forthcoming of the relatively near future "the approaching election","this coming Thursday","the forthcoming holidays","the upcoming spring fashions"
    • adj forthcoming at ease in talking to others
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • forthcoming Available or ready at the time required; as, payment will be forthcoming on receipt of the goods.
    • forthcoming Candid; frank; not withholding relevant information; cooperative in providing information.
    • forthcoming Having an agreeable and sociable personality; friendly.
    • forthcoming Ready or about to appear; making appearance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n forthcoming A coming forth.
    • n forthcoming In Scots law, the action by which an arrestment is made effectual. In this action the arrestee and common debtor are called before the judge to hear judgment given; the debt is ordered to be paid, or the effects are ordered to be delivered up to the arresting creditor, or the matter is otherwise disposed of.
    • forthcoming About to come forth or out; about to appear; in such a position or condition, as a person or a thing, that his or its presence when needed can be counted on.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Forthcoming just coming forth: about to appear
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. forthfore, before; Dut. voort, Ger. fort.

Usage

In literature:

Tea was forthcoming from the boats' stores, and a hearty meal was eaten.
"Among Malay Pirates" by G. A. Henty
That evening something like an explanation was demanded by Lady Fawn, but no explanation was forthcoming.
"The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
After acquiring inward treasure, you will find that outward supply is always forthcoming.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Clive runs for a chair, and a dozen were forthcoming.
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Glasses are not forthcoming.
"The Caxtons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
But as the German is not forthcoming, I give my vote for the Englishman, provided only you love him.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He was writing diligently, revising and editing a proof of the forthcoming issue of his paper.
"The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series" by Rafael Sabatini
The minutes passed, but no matches were forthcoming.
"The History of David Grieve" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
It was only for the King's service that they were not forthcoming.
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
In this case no such support had been forthcoming.
"Through the Fray" by G. A. Henty
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In poetry:

But from the metaphysic sea
No bottom was forthcoming,
And all the while (how drearily!)
In one eternal note of B
My German stove kept humming.
"Gold Egg: A Dream-Fantasy" by James Russell Lowell
'Whoe'er shall read this mighty song
In some forthcoming evensong,
We pray thee guard these simple flowers,
For, gentle Reader, they are "ours."'
"She Said" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Outre Mer, the second full-length effort by the same lineup, is a soundtrack to a forthcoming Klaus Tontine film (the distribution of which is in legal limbo).
Are announcing their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
He is working on a forthcoming book, After the Fall: International Politics, US Grand Strategy, and the End of the Pax Americana.
However, the BBC's Barbara Plett at the UN says so far the prospects of achieving even a temporary truce for the forthcoming Muslim holiday appear slim.
Forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Kayla Surratt to Mr Eric Peeler , son of Mr. And Mrs Kenneth Peeler of Calhoun.
From the Midwestern trio's forthcoming 'Eat Your Young' LP, due October 23 via Totally Gross Natural Product.
ACORN may have skirted the law in some of its activities, and if so, appropriate punishment should be forthcoming.
Alanis Morissette has given Disney a little bit of their street cred back with the release of her new single "I Remain," which serves as the credits track to their forthcoming Jake Gyllenhaal film "Prince of Persia .
FARMINGTON — A plea bargain may be forthcoming for an 18-year-old who police say shot another man in January.
Gunnery Sgt Jeffrey Earl Poling and Amanda Renae Ball, together with their families, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.
Jason Lee Steorts, NR's managing editor, posted a long discussion on the Corner, early this morning, of the forthcoming book What Is Marriage.
From the Portland metal weirdos' forthcoming 'Stealth Beats,' due August 21 on Good To Die.
Author of "The Weighing of Ayre" and the forthcoming "Arabian Wine" Tuesday, January 4, 2005.
Listen to a cut from Springsteen's forthcoming 'Wrecking Ball'.
Beck commissioned artists including Marcel Dzama, Leanne Shapton, Jessica Hische and others to design covers for the individual songs in his forthcoming release "Song Reader," which will only be available as sheet music .
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In science:

We then use a mass model for M49/Virgo B, constructed without reference to any GC data and described in detail in a forthcoming paper, to infer the orbital properties of the M49 globulars.
Dynamics of the Globular Cluster System Associated with M49 (NGC4472): Cluster Orbital Properties and the Distribution of Dark Matter
A more detailed investigation, addressing aspects and properties of CDRG models not treated in this letter, is in progress and will the sub ject of a forthcoming article, as will the extension to directed graphs and to degree distributions with power tails.
Random Graphs with Hidden Color
J (λ) = Yi
Random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
Roitershtein, Ph.D. thesis, Dept. of Mathematics, Technion (Forthcoming). Ya. G.
Random walks in random environments
These results will be presented in the forthcoming paper.
Classification of simple modules over degenerate double Affine Hecke algebras of type A
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