in the process of doing something


in the process of doing something
in the process of (doing something) having begun but not yet finished doing something.

Many countries in the region are in the process of becoming more democratic.

Related vocabulary: in progress

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • in the process of doing something — phrase used to say that someone is or was doing something at the time that you were talking about They were in the process of moving their head office from Paris to London. Thesaurus: involved in somethingsynonym Main entry: process …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the process of doing something — used to say that someone is or was doing something at the time that you were talking about They were in the process of moving their head office from Paris to London …   English dictionary

  • be in the process of doing something — be continuing with an action already started a hurricane that was in the process of devastating South Carolina …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the midst of doing something — in the midst of (doing something) in the process of doing something. I know that you re in the midst of writing a term paper but I was hoping you could come out today. People in the midst of moving would benefit from the information given on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be in the process of doing sth — ► to have started doing something: »We re in the process of reviewing the court s decision and evaluating our response. Main Entry: ↑process …   Financial and business terms

  • in the process — ● process * * * as an unintended part of a course of action she would make him pay for this, even if she killed herself in the process * * * in the process 1 : while doing something He scored the goal but was injured in the process. 2 ◇ If you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the process of — (doing something) having begun but not yet finished doing something. Many countries in the region are in the process of becoming more democratic. Related vocabulary: in progress …   New idioms dictionary

  • process — ▪ I. process pro‧cess 1 [ˈprəʊses ǁ ˈprɑː ] noun 1. [countable] a series of actions taken to perform a particular task or achieve a particular result: • simpler design and manufacturing processes • Industry executives said ABC s plans would slow… …   Financial and business terms

  • process — [[t]pro͟ʊses, AM prɑ͟ːses[/t]] ♦ processes, processing, processed 1) N COUNT: oft supp N, N of n A process is a series of actions which are carried out in order to achieve a particular result. There was total agreement to start the peace process… …   English dictionary

  • process — proc|ess1 [ prases ] noun count *** 1. ) a series of things that happen and have a particular result: We use drugs to speed up the healing process. process of: Changes occur in the body because of the process of aging. a ) a series of actions… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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