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Definition of Pending


  1. of Pend
  2. Not yet decided; in continuance; in suspense; as, a pending suit.
  3. During; as, pending the trail.

Pending Quotations

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.
Mary McCarthy

It's easy to make fun of AOL's pending purchase of HuffPo. Just like AOL's purchase of TimeWarner, here we have a new media company - Huffington Post - fooling an old media company, AOL, into overpaying for something that has already peaked.
Douglas Rushkoff

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.
Alexander Haig

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.
Christopher Gadsden

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
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Pending Translations

pending in Dutch is aanhangig
pending in Portuguese is pendente
pending in Spanish is pendiente
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