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Imminence is the quality of being imminent, i.e. about to occur.
Imminence is used:
- In law:
- Imminent threat, justification for the use of force in international law
- Right of self-defense for civilians requires a similar "imminent" threat
- Assault (tort), requires that harm is imminent, even if harm does not in fact occur
- Imminent lawless action, justification for restriction of free speech, superseding the earlier "clear and present danger"
- Exigent circumstance, justification for law enforcement to enter property without a warrant, may involve imminence
- End time, religious beliefs regarding the imminence or otherwise of the end of the world
- Mayday (distress signal), meaning "grave and imminent danger"
Other uses of Imminent:
- Imminent, Belgian electronic noise music project
- Impact is Imminent, fourth album by thrash metal band Exodus
- Imminent Indeed, gothic adaptation of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera
- Eminence (disambiguation)
- Immanence, existence and action within the mind or the world; as opposed to transcendence
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