Definition of pending preposition from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpendɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpendɪŋ//
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(formal) while waiting for something to happen; until something happens He was released on bail pending further inquiries. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: anglicized spelling of French pendant ‘hanging’.
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