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forthcoming

Synonyms of forthcoming in English:

adjective

  • 1 forthcoming events
    imminent, impending, coming, upcoming, approaching, future;
    close, (close) at hand, in store, in the wind, in the air, in the offing, in the pipeline, on the horizon, on the way, on us, about to happen
    [Antonyms] past, current
  • 2 no reply was forthcoming
    available, ready, at hand, accessible, obtainable, at someone's disposal, obtained, given, vouchsafed to someone
    informal up for grabs, on tap
    [Antonyms] unavailable
  • 3 he was not very forthcoming about himself
    communicative, talkative, chatty, loquacious, vocal;
    expansive, expressive, unreserved, uninhibited, outgoing, frank, open, candid
    informal gabby
    [Antonyms] uncommunicative
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