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- n. The state of being pendent; suspension
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being pendent or suspended.
- n. The quality or state of being undecided, or in continuance; suspense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being suspended; an impending or hanging. The state of being undecided or in continuance: as, to wait during the pendency of a suit or petition.
- n. The state of being impending or threatening.
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In some areas, such as communications, pendency is running more than 30 months.
DAVE: Actually, many pioneers in codependency were feminists, trying to get away from that kind love expectation for women.
There is no nobility in codependency with a maniac.
To many, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's relationship typifies the ultimate in codependency.
Ya get the feeling, though, that maybe Myers has had enough of Austin and Dr. Evil and the gang -- he wraps things up, all of it: the superspy / archvillain codependency between Austin and Evil, the depraved father / son relationship between Evil and Scott (the always sublime Seth Green:
The imposition of a criminal charge against a student does not suggest that, during the pendency of the action, the student will engage in any similar act.
"If Bank of America is barred from trading the Securities during the pendency of these Bankruptcy Cases because of its duties to other creditors, it may risk the loss of a beneficial investment opportunity for itself and/or its clients and, moreover, may breach its fiduciary duty to such clients," Bank of America said in its filing.
"Because Plaintiffs have not demonstrated a likelihood that they will suffer irreparable harm during the pendency of the lawsuit in the absence of an injunction, the court will deny their requested relief," he wrote.
"Defendants would not be required during the pendency of the appeal to change their recruiting practices, to change their personnel manuals, or, subject only to the requirement that they not actually discharge anyone, otherwise to change their practices," Fletcher said.
In typical government fashion, the letter noted that the decision not to take further steps “is not to be construed as a determination that a violation may not have occurred, just as the pendency of an investigation should not be construed as a determination that a violation has occurred.”