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going on

Definition of going on

  1. :  coming closer to (something, such as an age) <Their daughter is six years old going on seven.> <It's going on 10 years since I saw him last.>



Word by Word Definitions

goingplay
  1. :  an act or instance of going

    :  behavior, actions

    :  the condition of the ground (as for walking)

  1. :  working, moving

    :  living, existing

    :  current, prevailing


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