Meaning of “impending” in the English Dictionary

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impendingadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪmˈpen·dɪŋ/

(esp. of something unpleasant) about to happen soon:

The impending crisis over trade made everyone nervous.

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