Definition of pendent in English:


Syllabification: pend·ent
Pronunciation: /ˈpendənt


1Hanging down or overhanging: pendent lichens
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  • Community Support for older people under the 2005 scheme - Personal telephone alarm with pendent panic button.
  • Assistance if now available locally to any group or individual making an application for the pendent alarm.
  • Personal telephone alarm with pendent panic button applications must be in by May 17th.
hanging, suspended, dangling, pendulous, pensile, drooping, droopy, trailing
2Undecided; pending: the use of jurisdiction to decide pendent claims
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  • Additionally, they assert jurisdiction for their common-law tort claims under principles of pendent and ancillary jurisdiction.
3 Grammar (Especially of a sentence) incomplete; not having a finite verb.



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  • One of the reasons for pendency is lack of adequate staff.
  • And it is in effect and will remain in effect for the pendency of the case.
  • We do not anticipate making further comments during the pendency of the judicial process.

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