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Meaning of “underway” in the English Dictionary

"underway" in British English

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underwayadjective [after verb]

(also under way) uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈweɪ/  us   /-dɚ-/
(Definition of underway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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underwayadjective, adverb

(also under way)  us   /ˌʌn·dərˈweɪ/
beginning to ​exist or is ​happening now: Economic ​recovery is already under way. It’s ​time to get this ​project underway (= ​started).
(Definition of underway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “underway”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正在进行的, 正在发生的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正在進行的, 正在發生的…
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