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American English: /fɔrθˈkəmɪŋ/
British English: /fɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ/

Translation of forthcoming in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (approaching) (usually before noun)
    his daughter's forthcoming wedding
    la boda de su hija, que tendrá ( or tendría etc) lugar pronto or dentro de poco tiempo
    Example sentences
    • We had played our rugby to gain the lead, and then, with one eye on the forthcoming cricket season, we had declared.
    • June was due to appear in the forthcoming production of ‘The Odd Couple’ in September.
    • They insisted that Wales would appear prominently in their forthcoming yearbook of regional statistics.
    1.2 (about to appear)
    de próxima aparición
    a estrenarse próximamente
    forthcoming books
    ediciones en preparación
  • 2 (available) (predicative) no explanation was forthcoming
    no dieron ( or dio etc) ninguna explicación
    there is no help forthcoming from that source
    por ese lado no cabe esperar ninguna ayuda
    Example sentences
    • The chairman promised funds would be made available but none were forthcoming.
    • If credit was forthcoming, they were ready to borrow as much as someone was willing to lend.
    • The approach is preliminary in nature and there can be no certainty that an offer will ultimately be forthcoming.
  • 3 (open, helpful) he was not very forthcoming
    no estuvo muy comunicativo
    she was not a forthcoming witness
    no fue de mucha ayuda como testigo
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