looming

looming
['luːmɪŋ]
aggettivo [spire, tower] minaccioso; fig. [crisis] incombente; [deadline] imminente
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looming (1) /ˈlu:mɪŋ/
a.
1 che si profila; che si staglia
2 incombente; imminente.
looming (2) /ˈlu:mɪŋ/
n. [u]
(ind. tess.) rimettaggio.
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['luːmɪŋ]
aggettivo [spire, tower] minaccioso; fig. [crisis] incombente; [deadline] imminente

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