So what about the colossal intelligence failure of 9/11—how could the CIA not have known an attack was imminent?
What happens when Israeli intelligence learns of an imminent attack forming in Sinai?
Two sources from UNSC member states confirmed that further action on the part of the council was imminent.
Immediately following the September 11, 2001, attacks, officials and citizens alike worried that another attack was imminent.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called ISIS an “imminent threat to every interest we have.”
While she was waiting, she one day received a letter from Toby, announcing his imminent arrival in London.
The Edina was in the most imminent peril on the edge of the Brake Sand.
Perhaps they had been kept in air-tight boxes till the Discovery was imminent and then brought out to do honour to the occasion.
This was not a common thing, but only done by the senate in cases of imminent danger.
I do not know whether she was conscious of her imminent danger.
1520s, from Middle French imminent (14c.) and directly from Latin imminentem (nominative imminens), present participle of imminere "to overhang; impend, be near, be at hand," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + minere "jut out," related to mons "hill" (see mount (n.)). Related: Imminently.