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"going" in American English

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goingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɡoʊ·ɪŋ/
(of a ​price or a ​charge) ​usual or ​suitable at the ​presenttime: What’s the going ​rate for this ​kind of ​work?
operatingsuccessfully or without ​difficulty: The ​advertisingagency was a going ​concern when she ​headed it.
(Definition of going from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"going" in British English

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goingnoun

uk   /ˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡoʊ-/
  • going noun (GROUND)

[U] UK the ​condition of the ​ground for ​walking or ​riding, etc.: After an ​inch of ​rain at the ​racecourseovernight, the going is ​described as good to ​soft.

goingadjective [after noun]

uk   /ˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡoʊ-/
the going rate/price/salary etc. the ​usualrate, ​price, etc. at a ​particulartime: £30 an ​hour is the going ​rate for a ​pianoteacher.

-goingsuffix

uk   /-ɡəʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /-ɡoʊ-/
(Definition of going from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “going”
in Chinese (Simplified) 速度, 进展速度…
in Turkish gitmek' fiilinin şimdiki zaman hali…
in Russian прич. наст. вр. от гл. go…
in Chinese (Traditional) 速度, 進展速度…
in Polish -…
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