how to pronounce impending


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impending is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of impending in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… uh pending or impending case that is in …”

meanings of impending


  1. Approaching; drawing near; about to happen or expected to happen.


  1. Present participle of impend.


  1. Something that impends or threatens; an expected event.

impending frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word impending occurs in english on average 6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics impending can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that impending can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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