A tense expressing an action that has not yet happened or a state that does not yet exist: the dialect does not have a past or future tense the report was in the future tense and was written to explain what was due to happen that evening
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- Affirmations should be affirmed in the present tense, not the future tense.
- People talk a lot about happiness in the future tense.
- Thus, many African languages simply do not express a future tense or a future history.
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Syllabification: fu·ture tense
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