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futurity

fu·tu·ri·ty

futurity

pronunciation:
fyu tu rih ti [or] fyu chu rih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: futurities
definition 1: the time that is to come; future.
definition 2: future generations; posterity.
definition 3: life after death; afterlife.
definition 4: an event, state, or condition predicted for the future; prospect.
definition 5: the condition or quality of being or coming after the present time.
definition 6: a race, esp. for horses, in which entries are made long before the event is to take place.