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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Expected to happen soon.

Usage examples (36)
  • Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
  • For days, the military has publicized what they call the imminent start of Operation Mushtarak, the Dari word for Together.
  • Forces frontier surveillance camp in imminent danger.
  • We were in imminent danger of being swamped by the whitecaps. for more
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  • An "immanent" (inherent; transcendent) performance by the dance troupe at the "imminent" (likely to happen soon) music festival would help the members become "eminent" (distinguished, prominent, or outstanding) international dancers.
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