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afoot

afoot

adverb or adjective \ə-ˈft\

: developing or happening now : in progress

Full Definition of AFOOT

1
:  on foot
2
:  in the process of development :  under way <a plan is afoot to build a new school>

First Known Use of AFOOT

13th century

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