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English definition of “what's on”

what's on

used to mean 'what is happening'. This phrase is often used as the title of the part of a newspaper that tells you about events and entertainment happening in the next week or month.Expressions used to describe situations
(Definition of what's on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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