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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
on•com•ing /ˈɑnˌkʌmɪŋ, ˈɔn-/USA pronunciation   adj. [before a noun]
  1. approaching;
    nearing:an oncoming train.
  2. emerging:the oncoming generation.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
on•com•ing  (onkum′ing, ôn-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. approaching;
    nearing:the oncoming train; the oncoming holiday season.
  2. emerging:the oncoming generation of leaders.

  1. approach;
    onset:the oncoming of winter.
  • on + coming, after verb, verbal phrase come on 1835–45

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

oncoming /ˈɒnˌkʌmɪŋ/ adj
  1. coming nearer in space or time; approaching
  1. the approach or onset: the oncoming of winter


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