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future Idioms & Phrases


future date

  • noun a particular day in the future that is specified as the time something will happen
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future day

  • adjective satellite yet to come
    • a future-day Gibbon of Macaulay
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future perfect

  • noun a perfective tense used to describe action that will be completed in the future
    future perfect.
    • `I will have finished' is an example of the future perfect
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future perfect tense

  • noun a perfective tense used to describe action that will be completed in the future
    future perfect.
    • `I will have finished' is an example of the future perfect
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future progressive

  • noun a progressive tense used to express action that will be on-going in the future
    future progressive.
    • `I will be running' is an example of the future progressive
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future progressive tense

  • noun a progressive tense used to express action that will be on-going in the future
    future progressive.
    • `I will be running' is an example of the future progressive
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Future tense

  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future.
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  • (Gram.), the tense or modification of a verb which expresses a future act or event.
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futures contract

  • noun an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date; the contract can be sold before the settlement date
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futures exchange

  • noun a commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded
    futures exchange; forward market.
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futures market

  • noun a commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded
    futures exchange; forward market.
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oil future

  • noun petroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
    oil future.
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petroleum future

  • noun petroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
    oil future.
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soybean future

  • noun soybeans bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
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stock-index futures

  • noun a futures contract based on a stock index; a bet on the future price of the indexed group of stocks
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To deal in futures

  • to speculate on the future values of merchandise or stocks. Brokers' cant
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wheat future

  • noun wheat bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
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