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Definitions for ongoing
ˈɒnˌgoʊ ɪŋ, ˈɔn-on·go·ing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ongoing.
"an ongoing economic crisis"
Occurring at present; progressing; in progress; continuing; not past, completed, or future; as, an ongoing petition drive; an ongoing effort.
Something that is going on; a happening.
presently or currently happening; being in progress
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
on′gō-ing, n. a going on: course of conduct: event: (pl.) proceedings, behaviour.
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The numerical value of ongoing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ongoing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of ongoing in a Sentence
Food prices are already high now. If the war stretches, there will be millions of Africans that will be in hunger. We are already expecting millions of people to be in hunger in the areas affected by the drought, so the ongoing conflict will worsen that.
They had an impetuous affair and I was aware of it — not in any huge detail because it was n’t that big of a thing, it was n’t like it was such an ongoing thing. But Carrie Fisher had sworn me to secrecy on it, and no one had ever said anything to my mother.
Qualcomm's ongoing campaign of patent infringement claims is nothing more than an attempt to distract from the larger issues they face with investigations into their business practices in U.S. federal court, and around the world.
Given the ongoing disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, I urge the Olympic Committee to seriously consider how London could stand ready to host the Olympics should the need arise.
While seemingly a modest investment, theconstruction of this base sends a clear message to the Arctic community about Russia's ongoing militarization of this strategically important region, the Russians make claims of wanting a peaceful Arctic, but their actions – building bases, ports, conducting snap exercises with thousands of troops, installing surface-to-air missiles, and conducting bear bomber flights close to American airspace – seem to reveal their real intent.
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- جاري التنفيذArabic
- ständig, immerwährend, anhaltend, gegenwärtig stattfindend, derzeitig stattfindend, permanent, andauernd, fortlaufend, laufendGerman
- en marchaSpanish
- meneillään oleva, jatkuvaFinnish
- en cours, actuel, permanent, continuelFrench
- 진행중인, 지속적인Korean
- em progressoPortuguese
- neîntrerupt, continuu, necontenitRomanian
- продолжающийся, [[происходить, постоянный, непрерывныйRussian
- Devam edenTurkish
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