Pronunciation: (fyOO'chur-ist), [key]
1. (sometimes cap.) a follower of futurism, esp. an artist or writer.
2. Theol.a person who maintains that the prophecies in the Apocalypse will be fulfilled in the future. Cf. presentist, preterist.
3. Also,fu"tur•ol'o•gist.a person whose occupation or specialty is the forecasting of future events, conditions, or developments.
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