In the process of being built or of building: "He sees motels and restaurants abuilding" (Wall Street Journal).
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in the process of being built or building
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(əˈbɪl dɪŋ)

in the process of being built.
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That is, there's a distinction between the affordance of abuilding (flexibility) and its purpose (adaptation to market, operational, climate, or other drivers).
ABUILDING society worker stole nearly PS105,000 from victims including cancer patients, new parents, the elderly and bereaved, a court heard.
ABUILDING boss who was allegedly choked to death by an employee for money had injuries consistent with his jaw being gripped and his neck squeezed - while wounds on the accused may have been self-inflicted in order to suggest he had been attacked, a court heard.
In April 2018, three other people were announced dead, and three were injured as a result of abuilding collapse.
Foxconn Technology Group announced Friday that it has bought abuilding in downtown Milwaukee to serve asits North American headquarters.<br />The 7-story building stands at 611 E.
aBuilding a National Airspace Strategy is the central element for Bulgaria to ensure the country can cope with the future growth and traffic increase we expect in the coming decades.
ABUILDING society with roots in Huddersfield won two categories and was shortlisted in five others at the National Centre for Diversity Grand Awards 2018 in London.
ABuilding sandcastles, splashing in the sea, eating ice cream and fish and chips - the perfect British seaside break.
Jonny Mccarthy, who works in abuilding close to the fire, said: "We earlier saw a lot of smoke coming out but now there are flames at the top of the building.
ABUILDING firm has been fined PS143,000 after a contractor suffered a broken back in a fall down a lift shaft.
ANDREW THORBURN ABUILDING regulations are not as strict with a conservatory as with an extension, which means the builder only uses a lead flashing to seal and join the roof to the house.
ABuilding The new line includes 10 stations, with trains from Waverley calling at Brunstane, Newcraighall, Shawfair, Eskbank, Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Stow, Galashiels and Tweedbank.