Definition of ongoing
- ongoing research
- The investigation is ongoing.
- the long ongoing history of medicine
the ongoing events at the school
ongoing efforts to find a cure for the disease
There is an ongoing debate over the issue.
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: continuing to exist, happen, or progress : continuing without reaching an end
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