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future
British English: /ˈfjuːtʃə/
American English: /ˈfjutʃər/

Translation of future in French:

noun

  • 1 (on time scale) in the future
    dans l'avenir
    in the near ou not too distant future
    dans un proche avenir
    in future the train/shopping centre of the future
    le train/le centre commercial du futur or de demain
    who knows what the future holds ou might bring?
    qui sait ce que l'avenir nous réserve?
    to see into the future
    lire l'avenir
  • 2 (prospects) (of person, industry, company, sport) she/the company has a future
    elle/la compagnie a de l'avenir
    to have a (bright) future
    avoir un (bel) avenir
    there's no future in this kind of work
    ce genre de travail n'a aucun avenir

also: futures plural noun

  • (Finance) (in Stock Exchange)
    contrats (mpl) à terme
    currency futures
    devises achetées à terme
    to deal in futures
    faire des opérations à terme

adjective

  • (épith)
    (generation, developments, investment, earnings)
    futur
    (prospects)
    d'avenir
    (queen, prince etc)
    futur (before n)
    at some future date I'll keep it for future reference
    je vais le garder au cas où on en aurait besoin [formal]
    je vais le garder au cas où (informal)
    that would be useful for future reference
    cela pourrait être utile dans l'avenir

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