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English definition of “running”

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
(Definition of running adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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