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pending

[pen-ding]
preposition
1.
while awaiting; until: pending his return.
2.
in the period before the decision or conclusion of; during: pending the negotiations.
adjective
3.
remaining undecided; awaiting decision or settlement; unfinished: pending business; pending questions; pending litigation.
4.
about to take place; impending.

Origin:
1635–45; pend + -ing2, on the model of French pendant (see pendent)

nonpending, adjective
unpending, adjective

pending, impending.
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pending (ˈpɛndɪŋ)
 
prep
1.  while waiting for or anticipating
 
adj
2.  not yet decided, confirmed, or finished: what are the matters pending?
3.  imminent: these developments have been pending for some time

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pending
1642, "during, in the process of," prep. formed from root of Fr. pendant "during," lit. "hanging," prp. of pendere "to hang, to suspend" (see pendant). Meaning patterned on a secondary sense of L. pendente "not decided," lit. "hanging," in legal phrase pendente lite "while
the suit is pending." Use of the prp. before nouns caused it to be regarded as a preposition.
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