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time that is yet to be

chance of success or advancement

being or occurring in the time ahead

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a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future

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bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

yet to be or coming

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effective in or looking toward the future

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(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

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a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened

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References in classic literature ?
For the first time, she associated those possibilities with the past conduct and characters, with the future lives and fortunes of the orphan sisters.
Because I presume that it has not moved in space, and if it travelled into the future it would still be here all this time, since it must have travelled through this time.
Amazed at his own want of success, the youth then intimated his intention of making a future application for her favour.
While oppressed with present ills they struggle to obtain a fancied existence under happier auspices, furnishing a healthful and important lesson to man, that never ceases to remind him of a future that is to repair every wrong, apply a balm to every wound, if he will only make a timely provision for its wants.
But if Adam were the same again as in the old days, Arthur wished to be the same too, and to have Adam mixed up with his business and his future, as he had always desired before the accursed meeting in August.
The friend of Marmaduke was his only child; and to this son, on his marriage with a lady to whom the father was particularly partial, the Major gave a complete conveyance of his whole estate, consisting of money in the funds, a town and country residence, sundry valuable farms in the old parts of the colony, and large tracts of wild land in the new—in this manner throwing himself upon the filial piety of his child for his own future maintenance.
The constructive plan of Malicorne -- for we may well suppose that the combinations of a mind as active as his were not confined to the present, but extended to the future -- the constructive plan of Malicorne, we say, was this: -- To obtain entrance into the household of Madame Henrietta for a woman devoted to himself, who was intelligent, young, handsome, and intriguing; to learn, by means of this woman, all the feminine secrets of the young household, whilst he, Malicorne, and his friend Manicamp, should, between them, know all the male secrets of the young community.
These witnesses were worthy persons; one, a cavalry sergeant, was under obligations to Luigi, contracted on the battlefield, obligations which are never obliterated from the heart of an honest man; the other, a master-mason, was the proprietor of the house in which the young couple had hired an apartment for their future home.
You have, Eliza; and in future you shall have as many taxis as you want.
All I say is that it is not argument that convinces me of the necessity of a future life, but this: when you go hand in hand with someone and all at once that person vanishes there, into nowhere, and you yourself are left facing that abyss, and look in.
And he had begun now to frame possibilities for the future which were somehow more embittering to him than anything his mind had dwelt on before.
There will be no lack of fairy-tale authors in the future, I am sure.
We have discovered that the Crooked Magician has been indulging in his magical arts contrary to Law, and therefore, by Royal Edict, I hereby deprive him of all power to work magic in the future.
Miss Penelope is the daughter of a country which is still young, which has all its future before it, and which, has proclaimed to the world its fixed intention of controlling its own destinies.
The minutes passed unnoticed as he built his way up into the future.