pend-, -pens, -pense, -pending, -pended
(Latin: hang, hanging; weigh, weighing; to cause to hang down; related to words in this pond- unit.)
2. Close in time and about to take place or to happen in the near future: Mark is looking forward to his impending retirement next month.
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2. Impossible of being ignored or neglected: Jim and Joan had indispensable functions as parents towards their children to provide them with the best possible home.