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  1. work-in-progressadjective

    Attributive use of work in progress as adjective.

    We've worked hard to reduce work-in-progress inventory by speeding up production.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of work-in-progress in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of work-in-progress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of work-in-progress in a Sentence

  1. Hester Peirce:

    I see this proposal as a path forward that achieves the objective of getting token purchasers the information they need, but it is also just a sketch - a work in progress - that requires productive engagement from the public.

  2. Ellen Lenny-Pessagno:

    These technological improvements take time, it's still a work in progress. We want to be rational in terms of what our goals are.

  3. Rudolph Bradley:

    The law is still a work in progress, but if we want to use it as a tool to divide then that is a total violation of the spirit of the law, when I passed that bill, it was designed to bring people together, not divide.

  4. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull:

    But I have to say we are the most successful multicultural society in the world, there is more work to do. This is not something to be complacent about. This is a work in progress.

  5. Bob Innes:

    This is a work in progress, but if there are any lawmakers, internet safety groups or anyone else that may want to assist in this project, that would be greatly appreciated.


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    a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound
    • A. flunkey
    • B. substrate
    • C. jocularity
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