[ adjective ] 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"

Used in print

(The New York Times,...)

The 53 - year old Shea , a prominent corporation lawyer with a sports background , is generally recognized as the man most responsible_for the imminent return of a National_League club to New_York .

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