Meaning of to-be


Pronunciation: (tu-bē'), [key]
— adj.
  1. future; soon to be the thing specified (usually used in combination): bride-to-be.


Pronunciation: (tōb), [key]
— n.
  1. the principal outer garment in some parts of north and central Africa, consisting of a length of cloth that is sewn into a long loose skirt or is draped around the body and fastened over one shoulder.
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