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runningadjective [after noun]

uk   us   /ˈrʌn.ɪŋ/
C2 happening on a particular number of regular occasions: You've been late three days running. They won the trophy for the third year running.
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runningnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈrʌn.ɪŋ/

running noun [U] (GOING QUICKLY)

A2 the activity of going somewhere quickly on foot, as a sport or for pleasure: running shoes/shorts

running noun [U] (OPERATION)

C2 the activity of controlling or taking care of something: She has control of the day-to-day running of the business.
Translations of “running”
in Korean 달리기…
in Arabic رِياضة الجَري…
in Portuguese corrida…
in Catalan fúting…
in Japanese 走ること, ランニング…
in Italian (il) correre, corsa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連續的, 持續的…
in Russian бег, управление, руководство…
in Turkish koşu yarışı, idare, yönetim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连续的, 持续的…
in Polish biegi, bieganie, prowadzenie…
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