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Definition of impending adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    impending

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪmˈpɛndɪŋ//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1(usually of an unpleasant event) that is going to happen very soon synonym imminent
  2. 2 his impending retirement warnings of impending danger/disaster They were all filled with a sense of impending doom.
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