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Definition of "ongoing" []

  • Currently taking place: an ongoing festival. (adjective)
  • In progress or evolving. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ongoing" in a sentence
  • "I want to take an opportunity to highlight the fact that starting this quarter, we are using non-GAAP rather the phrase ongoing to describe the results of our operations that we feel are relevant for comparing the company's operating performance."
  • "Syrian-Americans have also assisted the FBI in what they describe as an ongoing investigation into the actions of the embassy in Washington."
  • "An official of the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch HRW said her organization is increasingly concerned and seriously alarmed about what she described as the ongoing murder of unarmed protesters who are demanding reforms in Libya."