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There is a well-established process by which a prosecutor can recuse themselves from a pending investigation and a special prosecutor be appointed.
Jay Nixon

Meaning of "pending" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PENDING

pending  [ˈpɛndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PENDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pending can act as an adjective and a preposition.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES PENDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pending in the English dictionary

The first definition of pending in the dictionary is while waiting for or anticipating. Other definition of pending is not yet decided, confirmed, or finished. Pending is also imminent.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PENDING


antispending
æntɪˈspɛndɪŋ
ascending
əˈsɛndɪŋ
condescending
ˌkɒndɪˈsɛndɪŋ
contending
kənˈtɛndɪŋ
defending
dɪˈfɛndɪŋ
descending
dɪˈsɛndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
goaltending
ˈɡəʊlˌtɛndɪŋ
high-spending
ˌhaɪˈspɛndɪŋ
impending
ɪmˈpɛndɪŋ
lending
ˈlɛndɪŋ
mending
ˈmɛndɪŋ
moneylending
ˈmʌnɪlɛndɪŋ
offending
əˈfɛndɪŋ
parascending
ˈpærəˌsɛndɪŋ
unbending
ʌnˈbɛndɪŋ
uncomprehending
ˌʌnkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋ
unending
ʌnˈɛndɪŋ
unoffending
ˌʌnəˈfɛndɪŋ
unpretending
ˌʌnprɪˈtɛndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PENDING

pendant
pendantly
pendency
pendent
pendente lite
pendentive
pendently
Penderecki
pendicle
pendicler
Pendolino
pendragon
pendragonship
pendu
pendular
pendulate
pendule
penduline
pendulosity
pendulous

WORDS THAT END LIKE PENDING

according
binding
bonding
branding
corresponding
demanding
expanding
finding
founding
funding
grinding
landing
outstanding
pounding
sounding
spending
standing
surrounding
understanding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of pending in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PENDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «pending» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of pending

Translation of «pending» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PENDING

Find out the translation of pending to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pending from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pending» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

待处理的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pendiente
570 millions of speakers

English

pending
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लंबित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في انتظار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в ожидании
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pendente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুলতুবী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en suspens
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Belum selesai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anstehend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

未解決の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

미결인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pending
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cấp phát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலுவையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रलंबित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kadar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in corso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czasu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в очікуванні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în așteptarea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εν αναμονή της
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hangende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avvaktan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ventende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pending

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PENDING»

The term «pending» is very widely used and occupies the 5.227 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PENDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pending» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pending» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pending

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6 QUOTES WITH «PENDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pending.
1
Christopher Gadsden
The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies, when the matter was pending; besides, we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords.
2
Alexander Haig
Those who are seeking ways to tap into the potential of e-mail will find themselves in a position to capitalize on the pending explosion in Internet usage.
3
Lee Krasner
You were told how much space so it was a matter of whether you could send in two paintings or three paintings, you know, pending where the show was being held. You did submit work to be accepted. Once you were accepted that was it. You did your own selection of what went in.
4
Mary McCarthy
Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior.
5
Jay Nixon
There is a well-established process by which a prosecutor can recuse themselves from a pending investigation and a special prosecutor be appointed.
6
Aaron Patzer
At Mint, we developed five pending patents on our technology, ranging from categorization to the Ways to Save system that calculates how much a new financial product would save a user given their present financial situation.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PENDING»

Discover the use of pending in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pending and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Crisis Pending
When U.S. oil refineries blow up, the White House and the Feds move fast - but not fast enough.
Stephen Cornell, 2003
2
Patent Pending in 24 Hours
Find out how to: . evaluate hurdles to patentability . write a clear PPA . prepare informal drawings of your invention . conduct a patent search online . understand basic patent law . complete all forms required by the U.S. Patent and ...
Richard Stim, 2012
3
Survival Pending Revolution: The History of the Black ...
Although many have written about the BPP in memoirs and polemics, Survival Pending Revolution contributes to a new generation of objective, analytical BPP studies that are sorely needed.
Paul Alkebulan, 2007
4
Justice Pending: Indigenous Peoples and Other Good Causes : ...
(OSCE).
Guðmundur S. Alfreðsson, Maria Stavropoulou, 2002
5
Bankruptcy for Businesses: Benefits, Pitfalls and Alternatives
The. Effect. of. a. Pending. Lawsuit. and. the. Prospect. of. a. Substantial. Judgment. Another common precipitous event that causes a business to file bankruptcy is the prospect of a substantial adverse judgment. Bankruptcy attorneys are often ...
Lei Lei Ekvall, Evan Smiley, 2007
6
The Cost of Unethical Behavior: A Pending Issue at the ...
The books uncovers a full chain of violations so that the question arises whether the Code of Ethics is only a "piece of paper.
Maurizio Bottoni, 2010
7
Pending U.S. and EU Free Trade Agreements with South Korea: ...
To date, the United States has entered into a dozen FTAs with various trading partners including Israel, Canada, Singapore, Chile, and Australia.1 FTA agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea are pending before Congress now.
Michaela D. Platzer
8
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: Pending ...
David Gootnick. and direct the enterprise, and must intend to depart the United States when their treaty investor status ends. Treaty investors must be nationals of a country with which the United States has a treaty of friendship, commerce, ...
David Gootnick
9
Understanding the Linux Kernel
Signals that have been generated but not yet delivered are called pending signals.At any time, only one pending signal of a given type may exist for a process; additional pending signals of the same type to the same process are not queued ...
Daniel P. Bovet, Marco Cesati, 2005
10
Code of Federal Regulations: LSA, list of CFR sections affected
Page 619 Authority citation revised; sectional authority citations removed 24888 Technical correction...25773, 28511, 41309 619.9015 Added (effective date pending) 24888 Regulation at 55 FR 24888 eff. 7-30-90 30903 619.9020 ...
‎1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PENDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pending is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Charges pending in fatal crash
Charges are pending after a Sault Ste. Marie man died when his motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck near Strathclair Park Sports Complex ... «Sault Star, Jul 15»
2
Murder highlights problems with pending state law
Legislation pending action in the Delaware State Senate seeks to establish such a policy here. Senate Bill 60, sponsored by Sen. «The News Journal, Jul 15»
3
Greece says terms of bailout are still being negotiated pending
Greece's labour minister says the format of talks between the government and rescue lenders is still being worked out - confirming a delay in ... «Malta Independent Online, Jul 15»
4
#360transfers: Stevan Jovetic set to join Inter Milan pending medical
#360transfers: Stevan Jovetic set to join Inter Milan pending medical. by Sport360 staff. Monday 27 July 2015. facebook · twitter · Google+. Pastures new: Jovetic ... «Sport360°, Jul 15»
5
Technology Can Help Clear Pending Cases: Prakash Javadekar
CHENNAI: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday called for transparency among the people and lawyers for expeditious ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
6
EPFO launches drive to recover pending dues
The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has launched special drive for recovery of pending statutory dues from the defaulting ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
7
Charges pending against Oak Ridge football player involved in wreck
Oak Ridge High School running back Jaylen Nickerson carries the ball on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Oak Ridge. He is one of three players injured ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Jul 15»
8
Former Mountie free pending conviction appeal
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A former Mountie sentenced to jail for lying at a public inquiry is free pending appeal of his conviction. «News1130, Jul 15»
9
Paterson police director, with pending suit against Port Authority …
A former Port Authority deputy superintendent, Speziale has a pending lawsuit, filed last year, claiming that the agency retaliated against him ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
10
Theresa May's Demand To Jail Convicted Extremist Pending
Fears have been raised over the possibility of another deportation nightmare similar to the saga of Abu Qatada after a convicted extremist ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»

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