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imminent Saltos de línea: im¦mi|nent
Pronunciación: /ˈɪmɪnənt/

Definición de imminent en inglés:

adjetivo

1About to happen: they were in imminent danger of being swept away
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • How could the mother have imagined the imminent danger that was closing in on her son?
  • This alarm will sound if opened by a small child to alert parents of the imminent danger.
  • Tiles have fallen from the roof of the small chapel and the entrance archway looks in danger of imminent collapse.
Sinónimos
impending, at hand, close, near, approaching, fast approaching, coming, forthcoming, on the way, about to happen, upon us, in store, in the offing, in the pipeline, on the horizon, in the air, in the wind, brewing, looming, looming large;
threatening, menacing;
expected, anticipated
informalon the cards
2 archaic Overhanging.

Origen

Late Middle English: from Latin imminent- 'overhanging, impending', from the verb imminere, from in- 'upon, towards' + minere 'to project'.

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