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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fu·ture /ˈfjuʧɚ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·ture a.  That is to be or come hereafter; that will exist at any time after the present; as, the next moment is future, to the present.
 Future tense Gram., the tense or modification of a verb which expresses a future act or event.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·ture n.
 1. Time to come; time subsequent to the present (as, the future shall be as the present); collectively, events that are to happen in time to come. “Lay the future open.”
 2. The possibilities of the future; -- used especially of prospective success or advancement; as, he had great future before him.
 3. Gram. A future tense.
 To deal in futures, to speculate on the future values of merchandise or stocks. [Brokers' cant]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate
             him" [ant: past, present(a)]
      2: effective in or looking toward the future; "he was preparing
         for future employment opportunities"
      3: coming at a subsequent time or stage; "the future president
         entered college at the age of 16"; "awaiting future
         actions on the bill"; "later developments"; "without
         ulterior argument" [syn: future(a), later(a), ulterior]
      4: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next
         president" [syn: future(a), next, succeeding(a)]
      5: a verb tense or other formation referring to events or
         states that have not yet happened; "future auxiliary"
      n 1: the time yet to come [syn: hereafter, futurity, time to
           come] [ant: past]
      2: a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
         [syn: future tense]
      3: bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for
         delivery at a specified future date