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It still needed browning and would probably never be eaten, but she disliked leaving things pending. PROSPECT HILL (2003)The proceedings would then be adjourned pending the completion of the police investigation. A CONVICTION OF GUILT (2003)As reports of pending victory filtered back into the command post, the General made his final mistake. WALL GAMES (2003)
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British English: pending ADJECTIVE
If something such as a legal procedure is pending, it is waiting to be dealt with or settled.
She had a libel action against the magazine pending.
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