impending impending  /ɪm ˈpɛn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) close in time; about to occur

Usage(s):

  1. We have heard such pronouncements of impending doom before, of course.
  2. Word of the impending launch accidentally leaked on Monday, when Google mistakenly sent a comic-book-style announcement detailing Chrome to a blog.
  3. Politicians from a number of parties warned of an impending humanitarian crisis.

News

  1. USGA won’t delay anchoring ban for amateurs

    The USGA on Wednesday thanked the PGA Tour and PGA of America for caving in and supporting its impending ban on anchored putting and showed its gratitude by nixing the suggestion that the governing body delay the rule change for recreational players. The two groups announced on Monday that they had turned tail from their original vehement opposition to the scheme that will force golfers like ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Randy Starks, Paul Soliai might flee Dolphins in 2014

    Randy Starks and Paul Soliai, arguably the game's best defensive tackle duo, might leave the Miami Dolphins in 2014. Both players are impending free agents and have yet to be offered long-term contracts.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: NFL.com

  3. Autonation upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse upgraded Autonation due to low valuation and leverage to the impending parts and service cycle. Price target raised to $53 from $50.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Several weeks ago, we informed Craigslist of an impending criminal case that implicated its Web site," said New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo in a statement. "Rather than work with this office to prevent further abuses, in the middle...
    on May 13, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: FOXNews

  2. "It is not too late. The United States can still extricate itself honorably from an impending disaster in Iraq," Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska, a potential presidential contender in 2008, said in urging for a planned withdrawal of US...
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Chuck Hagel Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The European public now expects us to put the necessary reforms of the union in hand," Merkel said in a letter to leaders. "The time has now come to set out the roadmap for the impending reform of the treaties."
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Angela Merkel Source: USA Today

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