in due course

in due course
adverb
at the appropriate time (Freq. 1)
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we'll get to this question in due course

Syn: ↑in due season, ↑in good time, ↑in due time, ↑when the time comes

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AT THE APPROPRIATE TIME, when the time is ripe, in time, in the fullness of time, in the course of time, at a later date, by and by, sooner or later, in the end, eventually.
course

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adverb
: after natural passage of time : without modification of usual procedure : regularly

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in due course
1. Eventually
2. At a suitable later time
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in due course
In the ordinary way when the time comes
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Main Entry:due

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in due course formal phrase
when it is the right time, and not before

We will announce the results of our investigation in due course.

Thesaurus: at an unspecified time in the futuresynonym
Main entry: due

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I
see due
II
at the appropriate time

Reynolds will respond in due course to the letter

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in due course
: after a normal amount of time has passed : in the expected time

His discoveries led, in due course, to new forms of treatment.

The reasons will become apparent in due course. [=eventually]

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in due course — see course, 1
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in ˌdue ˈcourse idiom
at the right time and not before

Your request will be dealt with in due course.

Main entry:dueidiom

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  • due course — See holder in due course. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • due course of law — According to the law of the land; due process of law. Hanson v Krehbiel, 68 Kan 670, 75 P 1041. See due process of law; remedy by due course of law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • due course — The ordinary course of events; not highlighted by unusual or extraordinary events. See holder in due course …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • due course — noun Regular or appropriate passage or occurrence You all know that in the due course of time / If you continue scratching on a stone, / Little by little some image thereon / Will he engraven …   Wiktionary

  • due course holder — See holder in due course …   Black's law dictionary

  • due course holder — See holder in due course …   Black's law dictionary

  • due course holder — Same as holder in due course …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • due course of justice — The due course of proceedings in the administration of justice, whether leading to a judgment for the plaintiff or a judgment for the defendant, whether to an acquittal or conviction. 39 Am J1st Obst J § 1 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • due course payment — See payment in due course …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in due course — or[in due season] or[in due time] See: IN GOOD TIME(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

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