from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Currently taking place: an ongoing festival.
- adj. In progress or evolving.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. continuing, permanent
- adj. presently or currently happening; being in progress
- n. Something that is going on; a happening.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Occurring at present; progressing; in progress; continuing; not
past, completed, or future.
- n. The act of going forward; progress; (pl.) affairs; business; current events.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Progressing; proceeding; not intermitting.
- n. Advance; the act of advancing; progression.
- n. plural Proceedings; goings-on.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. currently happening
- adj. currently happening
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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.
A week ago I flew out over the Gulf with conservation pilot Tom Hutchings and Waterkeeper John Wathen to the Source -- "The Source" is what they call the ongoing oil eruption where BP's Deepwater Horizon platform sank in April and is now spewing tens of thousands of barrels of oil every day.
Embassies for the United States, Britain, and France have all shut their doors because of what they call ongoing terrorist attacks.
Haggard is also opening up about what he calls his ongoing struggles with same-sex attraction.
And also, Israel has said that they're continuing -- the Israeli military continuing with what they call ongoing defensive military activity.
Napwa is picketing at Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg against what it terms ongoing discrimination against people living with HIV/Aids by hospitals, clinics, medical centres and surgeries.
The CP pledged its support to farmers rising up against what it described as ongoing terrorism focused on soft targets.
According to a camp spokesman, Mehdi Akbay, Iraqi security forces ran over some residents with Humvees and fired upon others in what he described as an ongoing campaign to terrorize them into leaving.
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