Definition of up-and-coming in English:
(Of a person beginning a particular activity or occupation) making good progress and likely to become successful: up-and-coming young players
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- This new competition focuses on up-and-coming talented young players in the brass band world.
- Due to a lack of available senior players, we had the opportunity to give valuable experience to more young up-and-coming talent.
- There have been a lot of changes, an investment in young up-and-coming players with new coaches and a new framework.
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- They're critical, of course, of the music business and the way it's conducted in Trinidad: the absence of quotas for local music, of a structured, professional approach, of a sense of history among the up-and-comers.
- The two GeekRaves have attracted numerous high-tech company representatives who are not only interested in meeting the up-and-comers in their field, but who are also interested in scoping out potential employees.
- Both the SDA and AWU, for example, have notoriously poor records when it comes to promoting worker rights but spectacular records when it comes to training factional up-and-comers and finding them safe seats.
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