- continuing without termination or interruption: ongoing research projects.
Origin of ongoing
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proceeding, uninterrupted, unbroken.
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Examples from the Web for ongoing
Will the Pam/Krieger relationship be an ongoing theme this season?
Will we discover whether or not Krieger is a clone this season, and will that be an ongoing plotline?
Her new comments will only add to ongoing speculation that the Yorks plan, one day, to remarry.Fergie Dives Into Prince Andrew’s Sex Scandal
January 5, 2015
If the ongoing Hollywood scandal were a teen thriller from the 90s.Sony Hack: The Movie
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December 16, 2014
This story is part of an ongoing project by InsideClimate News and the Center for Public Integrity.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.
David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News
December 9, 2014
Each of us is part of the ongoing creation of nursing as we share our experience of nursing.Nursing as Caring
I shall have been, or shall have loved, or shall have been loved.Hereafter ended, ongoing.An Outline of English Speech-craft
Being dead, it yet lives, and we are the channel of its ongoing.Our Part in the Great War
Force, however, is required to stop the ongoing of a habit or impulse.Human Nature and Conduct
By fits and starts this ongoing may be indefinitely continued.Outlines of the Earth's History
Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
- actually in progressongoing projects
- continually moving forward; developing
- remaining in existence; continuing
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Word Origin and History for ongoing
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