What does impending mean?

Definitions for impending
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at hand(p), close at hand(p), imminent, impendent, impending(adj)

    close in time; about to occur

    "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"

Wiktionary

  1. impending(Adjective)

    Approaching; drawing near; about to happen

    Etymology: From impendere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impending

    of Impend

  2. Impending(adj)

    hanging over; overhanging; suspended so as to menace; imminet; threatening

How to pronounce impending?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say impending in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impending in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of impending in a Sentence

  1. Scott Allen:

    We are not going away, and we are leaving a written and clear record that we've put everyone on notice that we possibly can, our goal is to protect children. But if we fail them, we sure as hell want to leave a written record for history that documents who is notified of an impending harm to children -- and who did nothing about it.

  2. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    The impending weather conditions constitute an imminent hazard, which threatens and presently endangers the health, safety, and resources of the residents of Ocean County, Atlantic County and Cape May County.

  3. Mewang Gyeltshen:

    This is being done to counter the impending threats of climate change.

  4. Johnny Heald:

    Despite the impending vote on Brexit, significantly more people report to have felt further removed from Europe over the last twelve months than closer to it, if the Prime Minister is to avoid disaster on his watch someone needs to start convincing the public very soon on why we should remain a part of the EU.

  5. James Lankford:

    The American people have signaled a bold new direction for Washington with the election of President-elect Donald Trump, although the federal debt was n’t a major focus during the presidential campaign, it remains a serious impending crisis that must be addressed.

Images & Illustrations of impending

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