imminent

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imminent

about to occur at any moment; impending: in imminent danger
Not to be confused with:
emanate – to flow out, issue, or proceed; come forth; originate; emit; arise, spring: His great talent emanates from the very depths of his being.
eminent – prominent; distinguished; noteworthy: an eminent author
immanent – innate, inborn, intrinsic: an immanent gift of musical ability; inherent; existing or remaining within; subjective

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
More than 10 million Yemenis now risk imminent starvation.
Millions of Yemenis face imminent starvation, according to the UN.
Today there are 20 million people in Yemen facing imminent starvation; due to the 3 and a half years long blockade and the military offensive by the USA, western backed Saudi-Emirati coalition on the port city of Hodeida; the entry point for 85-90 percent of all food and medical supplies into Yemen.
Millions of people in conflict-wracked Syria, South Sudan, and Somalia face famine and imminent starvation. The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, noted that more people die from famine and diseases brought on by conditions of armed conflict than in direct combat.
Also speaking, Malam Haruna Bana, from Borno and living in Malkohi camp expressed fear of imminent starvation and malnutrition in the camp.
Once the peril of imminent starvation was no longer of concern, the conversational logjam was broken.
And while he is maybe a little well padded to fear imminent starvation, she is slight and pale enough to be a convincing consumptive (we will put her ability to go from a rattling coughing fit to belting out an aria down to the magic of opera).
The recent bloody assault on the protesting Kidapawan farmers, who were in urgent need of food aid and were facing imminent starvation and death, is prima facie evidence of government's continued neglect of poor and marginalized peasants and workers, and of its nonchalant regard of their pleas and cries.