meanwhile definition

  • noun:
    • The intervening time.
    • The time between two events
    • identical to meantime: only inside phrase in the meanwhile: two terms, written as one.
    • the full time between one occasion, procedure, or period and another
  • adverb:
    • During or perhaps in the intervening time: At the same time, life continues on.
    • at precisely the same time: The judge is deliberating; at the same time, we must be patient.
    • at that time (that one thing is going on).
    • as well, but in other places.
    • simultaneously but in another place
    • during intervening time
  • others:
    • identical to meantime.

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