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I am looking for an adjective that corresponds to the adverb soon, to fit a sentence such as:

That feature will be added in an [adjective] update.

Is there an adjective with the same meaning as soon?

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We really do need soonly, don't we? If you're in marketing, go ahead and use it. –  John Lawler Jul 3 at 22:47
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You could use "soon-to-be-released" –  Jim Jul 4 at 1:53
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"Imminent" and "impending" should suffice.

You can also say "in a jiffy" if it's gonna be real quick. Pronto is another good, though informal, word meaning "quick".

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merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forthcoming "appearing, happening, or arriving soon" –  Jimmy Jul 4 at 1:13
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That feature will be added in an update coming soon.

I guess coming soon would be called an adjectival phrase.

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Also good, but I didn't originally choose to do this because "coming soon" has sort of evolved to mean "coming eventually, or possible even never." –  Keavon Jul 4 at 7:14
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I may be missing part of the question, as dialog about it seems to have been deleted, but:

  • urgent
  • immediate
  • priority   or    high-priority
  • critical
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