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pending

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 not yet settled or decided
  • a decision is pending about whether to buy computers or sports equipment with this money

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2 being soon to appear or take place
  • a pending review of your work so far this term

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3 giving signs of immediate occurrence
  • the sky darkened with a pending storm

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pending

preposition

Synonyms of pending (Entry 2 of 2)

in the course of
  • the government must continue to function pending negotiations for next year's budget

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The first known use of pending was in 1642

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“Pending.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pending. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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