ongoing ongoing  /ˈɑn ˌɡoʊ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) currently happening

Usage(s):

  1. The PRC has an ongoing program to use these modern thermonuclear warheads on its next generation of ICBMs, currently in development.
  2. As Mexico fights an ongoing battle with drug cartels, its prisons are overcrowded.
  3. Government analysts say the attacks are ongoing, and increasing in frequency.

News

  1. Stormwater repairs begin Monday

    The ongoing project to repair Jefferson City’s stormwater system moves to the 700 block of Southwest Boulevard Monday morning.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Jefferson City News Tribune

  2. Incyte Drug Jakafi® (ruxolitinib) Improved Overall Survival in Phase III Trial of Patients with Myelofibrosis

    Incyte Corporation today announced results from two ongoing clinical trials of Jakafi® , an oral JAK1 and JAK2 inhibitor that is FDA-approved for the treatment of patients with intermediate or high-risk myelofibrosis , that were presented at the 18th Congress of the European Hematology Association in Stockholm, Sweden.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ongoing political conflict boils over at City Council meeting

    Ongoing political conflict over the condition of Evansville city government bank reconciliations boiled over at Monday’s City Council meeting.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

Quotes

  1. "The message that we are sending around the world is that the United States intends to prosecute the ongoing struggle against violence and terrorism and we are going to do so vigilantly," Obama said. "We are going to do so effectively and we...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "In close collaboration with the Treasury and the Securities and Exchange Commission, we have been in ongoing discussions with market participants, including through the weekend, to identify potential market vulnerabilities in the wake of an...
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  3. "In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming 'The Hobbit,' I am faced with the hardest decision of my life," Del Toro wrote. "After nearly two years of living, breathing and designing a world as rich as Tolkien's...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: PopEater

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