how to pronounce future


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the above transcription of future is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

future is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of future in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… them soon in a future episode so now you …”

meanings of future


  1. An object that retrieves the value of a promise.
  2. A minor-league prospect.
  3. The likely prospects for or fate of someone or something in time to come.
  4. The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
  5. Alternative form of futures.
  6. Goodness in what is yet to come. Something to look forward to.
  7. Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
  8. Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.


  1. Having to do with or occurring in the future.

future frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word future occurs in english on average 194.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics future can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that future can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with future


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