in the making

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the making

: in the process of being made
  • The film was three years in the making.
  • She has a talent for spotting problems in the making.
  • We were watching history in the making.

Word by Word Definitions

making
  1. : the act or process of forming, causing, doing, or coming into being

  2. : a process or means of advancement or success

  3. : something made


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