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pending

pend·ing

pending

 
pronunciation:
pen dihng
parts of speech:
preposition, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: in the period of waiting; until.
pending a decision from the court
definition 2: in the period during.
pending these deliberations
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: awaiting action or a decision.
our pending proposalthe pending legislation
antonyms:
closed
similar words:
up in the air
definition 2: about to happen; imminent.
the pending storm
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