pendency

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noun pen·den·cy \ ˈpen-dən(t)-sē \

Definition of pendency

:the state of being pending
  • the pendency of the litigation

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First Known Use of pendency

1637


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pendency

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noun pen·den·cy \ ˈpen-dən-sē \

legal Definition of pendency

:the quality, state, or period of being pendent
  • the pendency of the contract renewal

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