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ongoing

adjective

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1 being in progress or development
  • we do seem to be making some headway on that ongoing project
  • the ever ongoing quest for knowledge by men and women of science

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3 having an existence or validity that does not change or diminish
  • an ongoing commitment to improving their community

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The first known use of ongoing was in 1877

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on fire

ongoing

on guard

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“Ongoing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ongoing. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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