Work-in-progress Definition

works-in-progress
noun
A yet incomplete artistic, theatrical, or musical work, often made available for public viewing or listening.
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One, such as an inexperienced athlete, who has not yet reached his or her peak potential.
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(uncountable) Work that has been commenced, but is not complete.
All the efforts to make a New Man are still work in progress.
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(countable) A project that has been commenced but is not complete.
Reorganizing my office is a work in progress.
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(uncountable, accounting) A portion of inventory that represents goods which are no longer salable as raw materials, but not yet salable as finished goods, work in process.

Work in progress has dramatically declined due to reduced production cycle times.
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adjective

Attributive use of work in progress as adjective.

We've worked hard to reduce work-in-progress inventory by speeding up production.
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Other Word Forms of Work-in-progress

Noun

Singular:
work-in-progress
Plural:
works-in-progress

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