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Purposing to become or be; prospective: intending lawyers; an intending contributor.
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(ɪnˈtɛn dɪŋ)

designing or aiming to be; prospective or aspiring: intending surgeons.
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I directed my children to fly to a secure place, and shut up my house as I had done before, intending not to quit it; but my eldest daughter repented her leaving me, hastened back, and protested she would not quit the house unless I did.
You are horrified at our intending to do away with private property.
In one word, you reproach us with intending to do away with your property.
ISLAMABAD -- The month long pre Hajj flight operation to bring 200,000 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia would be concluded on August 6, said spokesman of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.
The tolls free help line have received 552 calls for guidance and help and 12 filed dispensaries were working to provide free medical facilities to intending pilgrims.
Director Hajj Madina Tariq Rehmani has said that maximum intending pilgrims under government Hajj Scheme have been given residences, very close to Masjid-e-Nabawi.
THE airlift of intending pilgrims from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, for this year's hajj is to commence on Saturday, July 19.
Lahore -- PIA Pre-hajj operation of transporting intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan will commence from July 5, 2019.
All light vehicles travelling Bonifacio Drive intending to use the southbound lane of Roxas Blvd.
ISLAMABAD -- A 14-member Saudi delegation is arriving Pakistan on March 31 to review arrangements for immigration of Pakistani intending pilgrims under 'Road to Makkah Project', at the four Pakistani airports, it has been learnt.
The banks have also been advised to clear cheques and drafts of intending pilgrims by today (Monday).
KARACHI -- Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pre-Hajj operation of transporting intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia concluded successfully transporting more than 68,000 intending pilgrims with a flight punctuality of more than 95 per cent.