Definition of upcoming in English:



  • Forthcoming; about to happen.

    ‘the upcoming election’
    • ‘For most youngsters, the upcoming six-week break from school is the highlight of every year.’
    • ‘The plans for an interim government will be high on the agenda of the upcoming peace talks.’
    • ‘The company said it was taking a more conservative approach to the upcoming quarters.’
    • ‘All in Mountmellick wish them the best of luck in the final and in the upcoming championship.’
    • ‘Best wishes are extended to the Club for success on their upcoming programme of events.’
    • ‘The headland's fate now seems to hang in the result of the upcoming federal election.’
    • ‘This upcoming weekend promises to be full of lively and eclectic musical entertainment.’
    • ‘It is hoped to see all billiard players back in the hall to practice for upcoming tournaments.’
    • ‘Hsu said he would continue to run in the upcoming elections despite the incident.’
    • ‘There are discussion forums, a chat room and a calendar of upcoming reunions.’
    • ‘If he feels well enough and wants to run in an upcoming election, I'd vote for him again.’
    • ‘He would like to turn pro but for now has his sights set on the upcoming Summer Olympic Games.’
    • ‘Do you think there has been a lack of international coverage of the upcoming elections?’
    • ‘It will be up to councillors to justify their decision at upcoming elections.’
    • ‘He doesn't know far in advance if George Barford is featuring in upcoming stories.’
    • ‘Hoffman said everybody in his family was very excited about the upcoming ceremony.’
    • ‘The theme of the seminar was to prepare voters for the upcoming general election.’
    • ‘In the upcoming months this could become the topic of an interesting feature article.’
    • ‘Health reform, he pledged, would be a key focus of his government in the upcoming year.’
    • ‘At the start of this season they had no coach and little idea of the number of players they could count on for the upcoming season.’
    approaching, advancing, coming, nearing, arriving, onrushing
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