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Word: pending

Definition: not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return

Sentences Containing 'pending'

"Scene 3: The Great Hall at Westminster" Elizabeth is mournful about the pending death of her lover and wonders why Sara is not there to give her comfort.
A 2013 petition by two state governors is still pending.
A comprehensive agreement is still pending negotiations.
According to Magid’s website, "Auto Portrait Pending" still “awaits a Beneficiary.” Books.
After a lengthy investigation by the Italian authorities, Trelawny and his friends were cleared of all charges that had been pending against them.
As of February 2009, a Freedom of Information bill was still pending in Parliament.
But there are cases pending in the court of law regarding the conduct of elections.
coincident with his appointment Benzaquen expressed his favor opinion on the Jewish right to immigrate, pending it will not include pressure or propaganda.
During 1842 he edited "The Tablet", pending the disputes between Lucas and the publishers.
During the summer of 1961, as the Berlin Crisis unfolded, several USAF reserve units were notified on August 16 of their pending recall to active duty.
Following her resignation, Cameron Kerry was designated as Acting Secretary of Commerce, pending Senate confirmation of Penny Pritzker.
He also stated "pending we get the song cleared", Jay Electronica and Nas would be featured on the album forsure.
He had entered the stage as one of a great number of riders within ten seconds of pending race leader Bert De Backer.
He is released on bail, pending an appeal against the sentence.
He was convicted on September 3, 2010, and sentenced to seven years in prison, but he is currently free pending appeals.
Her album was withdrawn shortly before an arena tour with Bryan Adams, pending a planned reissue.
In connection with the motion to reopen, Demjanjuk also asked the immigration court to stay the removal order, pending the decision on whether or not to reopen the matter.
In November 2007, Merck proposed to pay $4.85 billion to settle most of the pending Vioxx lawsuits.
In November 2011 the Australian government announced that a protected area was planned and pending approval.
In response, Uniqlo sued the weekly's publisher, Bungeishunjū, for ¥220 million for libel; the lawsuit is pending.
In that meeting they decided to consolidate the two parties pending ratification.
Initially the ban applied only in Rio, but afterwards the decision became valid throughout the country, pending further judgement of the film.
It is brought to restrain the commission of waste by the defendants pending the action.
Judge Hodge ruled that Brown would not be released pending that hearing.
Later that night, while asleep, she is kidnapped by a man who seems to know about her pending nuptials.
On 10 April, the BIA found there was "little likelihood of success that [Demjanjuk's] pending motion to re-open the case will be granted", and accordingly denied his motion for a stay pending the disposition of his motion to reopen.
On 22 April 2013, it was announced that a third archdeacon had been appointed pending a pastoral reorganisation.
On December 3, Pagán signed a 4-year $40 million contract with San Francisco, pending a physical examination.
On May 27, he announced a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling permits and leases, pending regulatory review.
Out of more than 11,000 misdemeanor cases pending in 2012 in the Bronx, there were 300 misdemeanor trials.
Pending applications from Switzerland, Uganda, Liberia and Seychelles will be determined following a review by the membership committee on 14 December 2012.
Pending the return of Rommel to Normandy, Hausser was also to be supreme commander in the invasion area.
RDS provides "NOW" and "Next" information for the current and pending program information.
See the SMART attribute number 197 ("Current Pending Sector Count") for more information.
Silberbauer was suspended from the Vienna police force pending an investigation into his wartime activities.
Similar legislation requiring notification has also been introduced, and was pending, in 14 other states.
Since his conviction was pending appeal at the time of his death, Demjanjuk remains presumed innocent under German law, and his earlier conviction is invalidated.
The company's service agreements and pending contracts were then assumed by the Tellers-Kent Organ Company.
The couple was released October 1, 2007 without being charged pending an autopsy.
The design may be certified at an unspecified date in the future, pending availability of funds.
The government appealed the ruling, and a final decision is still pending as of 2008.
The international bank controlled by the Stanford group is now in receivership pending the outcome of an investigation.
The Left Stage chamber is to be restored, pending the installation of a new relay.
The Market Mall terminal has been built, and a temporary terminal with car traffic prohibited has been built at the University, pending a longer-term solution.
The media has reported on various pending lawsuits, including a class-action lawsuit.
The request for an injunction was denied by the court, allowing treatment to continue pending a full hearing into the matter.
The second generation class action suits were recently filed and are pending in Federal Court.
The set of empty CargoNet carriages was parked at Alnabru Freight Terminal, pending use later in the day.
The Supreme Court had a separate, pending charge for contempt for a May 10 article but withdrew it.
There has been a longstanding demand for the construction of new railway line from Yerraguntla to Nandyal. This had been always a pending project until Bhuma takes the initiation.
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