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IMPENDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does impending mean? 

IMPENDING (adjective)
  The adjective IMPENDING has 1 sense:

1. close in time; about to occur

  Familiarity information: IMPENDING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPENDING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Close in time; about to occur

Synonyms:

imminent; impendent; impending; at hand; close at hand

Context examples:

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

Similar:

close (at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other)


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