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future

  

      n  
1    the time yet to come  
2    undetermined events that will occur in that time  
3    the condition of a person or thing at a later date  
the future of the school is undecided     
4    likelihood of later improvement or advancement  
he has a future as a singer     
5      (Grammar)  
a    a tense of verbs used when the action or event described is to occur after the time of utterance  
b    a verb in this tense  
6    in future   from now on; henceforth  
      adj  
7    that is yet to come or be  
8    of or expressing time yet to come  
9    prenominal   destined to become  
a future president     
10      (Grammar)   in or denoting the future as a tense of verbs,   (See also)        futures  
     (C14: from Latin futurus about to be, from esse to be)  
  futureless      adj  


future life  
      n   a life after death; afterlife  
future perfect     (Grammar)  
      adj  
1    denoting a tense of verbs describing an action that will have been performed by a certain time. In English this is formed with will have or shall have plus the past participle  
      n  
2   
a    the future perfect tense  
b    a verb in this tense  
future value  
      n   the value that a sum of money invested at compound interest will have after a specified period  
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n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.

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