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im·mi·nent

 (ĭm′ə-nənt)
adj.
About to occur; impending: in imminent danger.

[Middle English iminent, from Old French imminent, from Latin imminēns, imminent-, present participle of imminēre, to overhang : in-, in; see in-2 + -minēre, to jut, threaten; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

im′mi·nent·ly adv.
im′mi·nent·ness n.

imminent

(ˈɪmɪnənt)
adj
1. liable to happen soon; impending
2. obsolete jutting out or overhanging
[C16: from Latin imminēre to project over, from im- (in) + -minēre to project; related to mons mountain]
ˈimminence, ˈimminentness n
ˈimminently adv

im•mi•nent

(ˈɪm ə nənt)

adj.
1. likely to occur at any moment; impending: Her death is imminent.
2. projecting or leaning forward; overhanging.
[1520–30; < Latin imminēre to overhang]
im′mi•nent•ly, adv.
im′mi•nent•ness, n.

imminent

, immanent - Imminent is "about to happen" and immanent is "inherent" or "pervading the material world."
See also related terms for inherent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imminent - close in timeimminent - close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"

imminent

imminent

adjective
About to occur at any moment:
Translations
داهِم، وَشيك الوُقوع
blízkýhrozící
közelgõ
yfirvofandi
gresiantisneišvengiamumas
draudošsnenovēršams
eli kulağındayakın

imminent

[ˈɪmɪnənt] ADJ (= impending) → inminente

imminent

[ˈɪmɪnənt] adjimminent(e)

imminent

adjnahe bevorstehend; to be imminentnahe bevorstehen; I think an announcement is imminentich glaube, es steht eine Ankündigung bevor

imminent

[ˈɪmɪnənt] adjimminente

imminent

(ˈiminənt) adjective
(especially of something unpleasant) likely to happen etc very soon. A storm is imminent.
ˈimminence noun

imminent

a. inminente; irremediable.
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Au terme de cette rencontre, il a ete recommande de mettre l'accent sur des imminences telles que la preservation contre les inondations qui guettent la ville, la dotation de certaines parties de la ville, en matiere d'electricite et d'eau potable pour pallier aux besoins habitants des peripheries, ainsi que la mise a niveau de certains quartiers defavorises.