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ˈpɛn dɪŋpend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pendingadjective

    awaiting conclusion or confirmation

    "business still pending"


  1. Pendingprep.

    Until; awaiting; as, no decision will be taken pending his arrival.


  1. pendingadjective

    awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation

  2. pendingadjective

    begun but not completed

  3. pendingadjective

    about to happen; imminent or impending

  4. pendingpreposition

    While waiting for something; until.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pending

    of Pend

    Etymology: [L. pendere to hang, to be suspended. Cf. Pendent.]

  2. Pendingadjective

    not yet decided; in continuance; in suspense; as, a pending suit

    Etymology: [L. pendere to hang, to be suspended. Cf. Pendent.]

  3. Pending

    during; as, pending the trail

    Etymology: [L. pendere to hang, to be suspended. Cf. Pendent.]


  1. Pending

    Pending is a name of a district located in Kuching city in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. Administratively, it is located in the Kuching South City Council area. It is predominantly an industrial zone in Kuching and it is where many factories in Kuching is located. There is also a fishing village in Pending which is called Bintawa and is a home to many local fishermen mostly of Chinese ethnicity.

Editors Contribution

  1. Pendingadjective

    Panding chancel korin plasse

    Submitted by howladerraju097 on December 9, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pending in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of pending in a Sentence

  1. The Texas Republican:

    This investigation has been going on for over a year and yet the very week they announce a pending indictment comes within hours after Sen. Menendez showing courage to speak out against President Obama's dangerous foreign policy.

  2. Joe Kasper:

    There won’t be any paying anything back there, pending the outcome of the fraud investigation, depending on how long that takes.

  3. Chris Cuomo:

    The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense. The documents, which we were not privy to before their public release, raise serious questions. When Chris admitted to us that he had offered advice to his brother’s staff, he broke our rules and we acknowledged that publicly. But we also appreciated the unique position he was in and understood his need to put family first and job second. However, these documents point to a greater level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we previously knew. As a result, we have suspended Chris indefinitely, pending further evaluation. encyclopedia.

  4. Taylor Corp.:

    As a policy, we do not comment on pending legal matters, i stand by my prior statements and commitment to keeping the Timberwolves and Lynx in Minnesota.

  5. Hender Huerta:

    The ICE officer told me because of Trump's policies anyone who has a pending process will move on to immigration detention.

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