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be under way

To be currently happening or in progress. When we arrived, the movie was already under way, so we decided to wait for a later viewing. Negotiations to end the strike are under way, with both sides hoping to reach a deal with the end of the week.
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be under ˈway

have started and be now progressing or taking place: A major search is under way to find the escaped prisoners.Negotiations are under way to resolve the dispute.
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Our ad campaign will be underway in the near future.
Before the end of this quarter we will be underway implementing business plans for each of the five public companies in which White Knight has a substantial equity interest.