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pending

2 adjective
     
pending2
1 formal not yet decided or settled:
Many trade disputes are pending, awaiting the outcome of the talks.
2 formal something that is pending is going to happen soon:
the pending election
3

pending file/tray

British EnglishBBO a container for keeping papers, letters etc that have not yet been dealt with [↪ in-tray, out-tray]

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