Future vs Eternalism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between future and eternalism

is that future is the time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced while eternalism is (philosophy) the view that time resembles space and thus past and future events are in some sense coexistent.

As an adjective future

is having to do with or occurring in the future.

future

English

(wikipedia future)

Noun

  • The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
  • Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
  • Goodness in what is yet to come/Something to look forward to.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Revenge of the nerds , passage=Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future , however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.}}
  • (grammar) Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.
  • (finance) A standardized, tradable agreement between two parties that one will sell and the other will buy a specific commodity at a specific later date and a specific price.
  • Usage notes

    * (finance) The one who agrees to, at a future date, sell the commodity is considered to be selling the future; the other buys it. * (finance) A non-standardized contract to buy and sell in future is called forward or forward contract.

    Coordinate terms

    * (finance) forward

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having to do with or occurring in the future.
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  • *:So this was my future home, I thought! Certainly it made a brave picture. I had seen similar ones fired-in on many a Heidelberg stein. Backed by towering hills,a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
  • Derived terms

    * futurism * futurist * futuristic * retro future 1000 English basic words ----

    eternalism

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia eternalism)
  • (philosophy) The view that time resembles space and thus past and future events are in some sense coexistent.
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