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incoming

in·com·ing

incoming

 
pronunciation:
In kuhm Ing
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: about to arrive or having just arrived.
The medical personnel quickly prepared for the incoming wounded.Her administrative assistant deals with the incoming mail.
antonyms:
outgoing
definition 2: taking the place of another, as a new office holder.
The incoming senator will immediately be faced with some tough issues.
antonyms:
outgoing
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of arriving.
definition 2: (usu. pl.) money received or about to be received.