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English definition of “going”

going

noun [U] (GROUND)    /ˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈɡoʊ-/
the condition of the ground for walking or riding , etc.: After an inch of rain at the racecourse overnight , the going is described as good to soft .Working hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
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