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imminence

[im-uh-nuh ns] /ˈɪm ə nəns/
noun
1.
Also, imminency. the state or condition of being imminent or impending:
the imminence of war.
2.
something that is imminent, especially an impending evil or danger.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Late Latin imminentia. See imminent, -ence
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imminence

n.

c.1600, from Late Latin imminentia, from Latin imminentem (see imminent).

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