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n. pl. im·mi·nen·cies
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Noun1.imminency - the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
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The young Pawnee rolled his eye over the place, as if he were examining the terrific danger from which he had just escaped, but he disdained to betray the smallest emotion, at its imminency.
The notion of imminency finds its genesis in an exchange of
If the imminency of harm is not thought to be immediate, then the risk of harm will be assessed as being at a medium level.
When a woman resumes going to the menstrual hut following her last birth, the husband's patrilineage is informed of the imminency of conception and cuckoldry risk," Strassmann said.
The Ninth Circuit, for example, approved a jury instruction on necessity that required a finding that the defendant's belief in the imminency and severity of the harm was objectively reasonable.
Current borrowers who are at imminent risk of default: Current borrowers who are at imminent risk of default may qualify for a loan modification as long as the imminency of the default is tied to a specific event, such as a pending rate increase or a demonstrable change in economic circumstances.
187, 208-12 (1984) ("propos[ing] an international law standard concerning imminency and anticipatory self-defense for a nuclear age").
T]he imminency of the danger should not be discounted merely
For example, Michael Schmitt concludes: "International law requires that any use of armed force in self-defense, preemptive or otherwise, comply with three basic criteria--necessity, proportionality, and imminency.