Definition Of pending


awaiting decision or settlement.

nine cases were still pending

until (something) happens or takes place.

they were released on bail pending an appeal

Example Of pending

  • A court is to decide Tuesday whether he should remain in jail pending trial.

  • A decision from that court is pending as to how much of a role a court could claim, if any.

  • A decision is pending at the present time and further review is also available by the Supreme Court.

  • A drunk driver has been bailed pending a police investigation.

  • A post-mortem examination was due to be held on Tuesday and an inquest will be opened and adjourned pending inquiries.

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