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Adjective
Awaiting decision or settlement
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“The only way to question pending decisions is by debate before the decision has been made.”
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About to happen
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“Without a precautionary approach, regulatory action might have been delayed pending more compelling evidence of a risk of harm.”
Adjective
Ongoing, or in progress
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Still to be paid
Adjective
Coming after something in time or place
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Preposition
While waiting for something
“He was granted bail last May pending the outcome of his appeal.”
Preposition
During the course of
Adverb
(of time or event, also as preposition) During an entire period
Conjunction
Up to the time that (a condition becomes true)
Verb
Present participle for to hang down
“A lawyer with a pending lawsuit asks the clerk of the court for a stack of blank subpoenas.”
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