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pend·ing  audio  (pndng) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Not yet decided or settled; awaiting conclusion or confirmation.
  2. Impending; imminent.
PREPOSITION:
  1. While in the process of; during.
  2. While awaiting; until.

ETYMOLOGY:
French pendant, pendant, pending (from Old French; see pendant1) + -ing1


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