getting

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛtɪŋ/
    • (US) IPA(key): [ˈɡɛɾɪŋ]
    • (US)
      (file)
    • (Cockney, younger speakers in the UK) IPA(key): [ˈɡeʔɪŋ]

Verb[edit]

getting

  1. present participle of get

Noun[edit]

getting (plural gettings)

  1. The act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition.
    • Bible, Proverbs iv. 7
      With all thy getting, get understanding.
  2. That which is got or obtained; gain; profit.
    • J. H. Riddell, Old Mrs Jones
      She was always considering how to increase her "gettings," but she never gave a thought as to how she might save them.

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