Definitions for present participle
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a participle form, in English having the suffix -ing, denoting repetition or duration of an activity or event: used as an adjective, as in the growing weeds, and in forming progressive verb forms, as in
The weeds are growing.
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a participle expressing present action; in English is formed by adding -ing
A verb form that indicates an ongoing action or state in the present and which can function as an adjective.
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