Meaning of flash-forward

flash-for•ward

Pronunciation: (flash'fôr'wurd), [key]
— n.
  1. a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which a future event or scene is inserted into the chronological structure of the work.
  2. an event or scene so inserted.
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