Definition of impending adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪmˈpendɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpendɪŋ//
[only before noun]
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(usually of an unpleasant event) that is going to happen very soon synonym imminent his impending retirement warnings of impending danger/disaster They were all filled with a sense of impending doom.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: impending