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English definition of “running”

running

adjective
 
 
/ˈrʌnɪŋ/
[before noun] happening continuously without interruption: a running battle/argument/dispute The news site has kept up a running commentary on the state of the county's debt.
two years/six weeks/eight days, etc. running happening for two years, six weeks, eight days, etc. without interruption: Sales have been up three years running. We have seen a rise in the unemployment rate for several months running.
(Definition of running adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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