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immanent, imminent

Immanent, spelled with an a, means “inherent.”

  • The thirst for power is an immanent trait in dictators.

Imminent, spelled with an i, means “about to occur.”

  • Officials are concerned about an imminent pandemic—an influenza outbreak.