Meaning of “imminent” in the English Dictionary

"imminent" in British English

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imminentadjective

uk /ˈɪm.ɪ.nənt/ us /ˈɪm.ə.nənt/
imminently
adverb uk /ˈɪm.ɪ.nənt.li/ us /ˈɪm.ə.nənt.li/
imminence
noun [ U ] uk /ˈɪm.ɪ.nəns/ us /ˈɪm.ə.nəns/

(Definition of “imminent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"imminent" in American English

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imminentadjective

us /ˈɪm·ə·nənt/

(esp. of something unpleasant) likely to happen very soon:

A rain storm was imminent.

(Definition of “imminent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)