Quick answer
"Following" is an adjective which is often translated as "siguiente", and "future" is a noun which is often translated as "el futuro". Learn more about the difference between "following" and "future" below.
following(
fa
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lo
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ihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (next)
a. siguiente
I am sure you will enjoy the following story.Estoy seguro de que te gustará la siguiente historia.
2. (nautical)
a. en popa
We had smooth seas and a following wind all the way across the channel.Tuvimos mares tranquilos y el viento en popa durante toda la travesía por el canal.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (group of followers)
a. los seguidores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The singer has a following of over a million users on Twitter.La cantante tiene más de un millón de seguidores en Twitter.
b. los aficionados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The militant revolutionaries still have a following even after their leader went to jail.Los revolucionarios militantes todavía tienen aficionados aun después de que su líder fuera a la cárcel.
4. (next thing)
a. lo siguiente
The following is a list of options for summer activities.Lo siguiente es una lista de opciones para actividades de verano.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
5. (after or owing to)
a. tras
Following the discovery of a cadaver in the river, a number of police officers arrived from the city.Tras el descubrimiento de un cadáver en el río, varios policías vinieron de la ciudad.
b. después de
Many people are anxious about the future following the referendum result.Muchos están preocupados por el futuro después del resultado del referéndum.
c. luego de
The president asked for calm following the protests.El presidente pidió calma luego de las protestas.
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future(
fyu
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chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (time ahead)
a. el futuro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In the not too distant future, the Internet could be accessible from anywhere.En un futuro no muy lejano, tal vez se pueda acceder a Internet desde cualquier sitio.
2. (prospects)
a. el futuro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is no future in this profession.En esta profesión no hay futuro.
b. el porvenir
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He worked very hard to build a future for himself.Trabajó muy duro para labrarse un porvenir.
3. (grammar)
a. el futuro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As homework, write five sentences in the future.Como tarea, escriban cinco frases en el futuro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (coming)
a. futuro
My future husband was born in Puerto Rico.Mi futuro marido nació en Puerto Rico.
5. (grammar)
a. futuro
In this exercise, you have to conjugate the verb in the future perfect tense.En este ejercicio, tienes que conjugar el verbo en el tiempo futuro perfecto.
futures
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (economy)
a. los futuros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We offer you a simple way to invest in futures.Le ofrecemos una forma sencilla de invertir en futuros.
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