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Imminent

Meanings and phrases

imminent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. close in time; about to occur; at hand; close at hand; impendent; impending

imminent abortion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the appearance of symptoms that signal the impending loss of the products of conception; threatened abortion

imminent danger

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sensing imminent danger, the narrator quickly exits the building.
  • Anointing need not be associated with grave illness or imminent danger of death.
  • But as the summer draws on, she begins to use the power even though there is no imminent danger.

imminent threat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Word spread quickly of the imminent threat and people fled from their path.
  • Requires parties to restrict the application of the death penalty to times of war or "imminent threat of war".
  • In August 1990, Bush ordered American troops into Saudi Arabia, citing Iraq as posing an imminent threat to the region.

imminent death

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nonetheless, Satché accepts his imminent death.
  • Or does the death of everything around him create imminent death for himself?"
  • In anticipation of Kemmerich's imminent death, Müller was eager to get his boots.
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