[fyoo-cher] /ˈfyu tʃər/
time that is to be or come hereafter.
something that will exist or happen in time to come:
The future is rooted in the past.
a condition, especially of success or failure, to come:
Some people believe a gypsy can tell you your future.
Usually, futures. speculative purchases or sales of commodities for future receipt or delivery.
that is to be or come hereafter:
future events; on some future day.
pertaining to or connected with time to come:
one’s future prospects; future plans.
Grammar. noting or pertaining to a tense or other verb formation or construction that refers to events or states in time to come.
the time yet to come
undetermined events that will occur in that time
the condition of a person or thing at a later date: the future of the school is undecided
likelihood of later improvement or advancement: he has a future as a singer
in future, from now on; henceforth
that is yet to come or be
of or expressing time yet to come
(prenominal) destined to become: a future president
(grammar) in or denoting the future as a tense of verbs
“goods sold on agreement for future delivery,” 1880; see future.
late 14c., from Old French futur, from Latin futurus “going to be, yet to be,” as a noun, “the future,” irregular suppletive future participle of esse “to be,” from PIE *bheue- (see be). The English noun (late 14c.) is modeled on Latin futura, neuter plural of futurus.
A contract to buy or sell a specified amount of a commodity or financial instrument at an agreed price at a set date in the future. If the price for the commodity or financial instrument rises between the contract date and the future date, the investor will make money; if it declines, the investor will lose money. The term also refers to the market for such contracts.
see: in the near future
noun 1. physical and psychological disturbance caused by a person’s inability to cope with very rapid social and technological change. 2. any overload of a person’s or an organization’s capacity for adaptation or decision making. A sense of insecurity and disorientation often felt by people whose societies are undergoing rapid change.
noun 1. a market in which futures contracts in commodities are traded.
- Future value
noun 1. the value that a sum of money invested at compound interest will have after a specified period
[fyoo-chuh-riz-uh m] /ˈfyu tʃəˌrɪz əm/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a style of the fine arts developed originally by a group of Italian artists about 1910 in which forms derived chiefly from cubism were used to represent rapid movement and dynamic motion. 2. (often initial capital letter) a style of art, literature, music, etc., […]