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Definition of imminent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

imminent

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈɪmənənt//
 
 
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(especially of something unpleasant) likely to happen very soon the imminent threat of invasion The system is in imminent danger of collapse. An announcement about his resignation is imminent.
NAmE//ˈɪmənəns//
 
noun [uncountable] the imminence of death
 
adverb
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