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Adjective
Unresolved, awaiting a decision or settlement
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“The only way to question pending decisions is by debate before the decision has been made.”
Adjective
Looming, about to happen
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“We believe that a flight response is more the exception than the norm, especially in the context of a pending threat.”
Adjective
Ongoing, or in progress
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Still to be paid
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Coming after something in time or place
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Adjective
Hanging downwards, especially limping
Preposition
While waiting for something
“He was granted bail last May pending the outcome of his appeal.”
Preposition
During the course of
“They wanted the Government authoritatively to request the mine workers to work pending negotiations.”
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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