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Definition of getting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

getting

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡetɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡetɪŋ//
 
[singular]
 
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Idioms
while the getting is good (North American English) (especially British English while the going is good)
 
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before a situation changes and it is no longer possible to do something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: getting