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Meaning of “running” - Learner’s Dictionary

running

adjective     /ˈrʌnɪŋ/
[always before noun] continuing for a long time: a running battle a running joke Long periods of time
second/third, etc day/week, etc running B2 If something happens for the second/third, etc day/week, etc running, it happens on that number of regular occasions without changing: He's won the Championship for the fifth year running.Continually and repeatedly
running water If a place has running water, it has a working water system: They bought an old house with no electricity or running water.Movement of liquids
Translations of “running”
in Chinese (Traditional) 連續的, 持續的…
in Russian непрерывный, постоянный…
in Turkish uzun süre devam eden, süregelen, sürekli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连续的, 持续的…
in Polish nieustający…
(Definition of running adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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