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pendency

[ pen-duhn-see ]
/ ˈpɛn dən si /
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noun, plural pen·den·cies.

the state or time of being pending, undecided, or undetermined, as of a lawsuit awaiting settlement.

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Origin of pendency

1630–40 pend(ent) + -ency
non·pend·en·cy, noun
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