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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at hand(p), close at hand(p), imminent, impendent, impendingadjective

    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. impendingadjective

    Approaching; drawing near; about to happen

    Etymology: From impendere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impending

    of Impend

  2. Impendingadjective

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

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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. Anita Alvarez:

    While there is no legal conflict of interest that would prevent the State's Attorney's Office from continuing the prosecution of this case, I believe that the results of the recent election and the impending transition of this office make this the best and most responsible decision.

  2. Jeffrey Halley:

    A couple of basis points inversion between 3-month and 10-year yields does not an impending economic Armageddon make, a deal or no-deal.

  3. Tim Howard:

    When Alex Ferguson left I think there was a lot of people probably in the media( licking their) chops, excited for and looking for the slaughter that was about to come -- that was impending because unless the next manager came in and was absolutely perfect that was what was going to happen, david Moyes is one hell of a tough character. If anyone can withstand that and brush it off and move on it's David Moyes.

  4. Marc Abraham:

    I think he had a profound sadness in him, tom [Hiddleston, the actor portraying Williams] puts across that impending sense of doom. Hank felt there was something bad around the corner.

  5. Shane Oliver:

    The trade war issue is coming up to a critical junction because of that impending implementation of those tariffs.

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    • A. efface
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    • C. scarper
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