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1meantime

noun mean·time \ˈmēn-ˌtīm\

Definition of MEANTIME

:  the intervening time
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First Known Use of MEANTIME

14th century

2meantime

adverb

Definition of MEANTIME

:  meanwhile

Examples of MEANTIME

  1. He can come back to work when he's feeling better. Meantime, he should be resting as much as possible.

First Known Use of MEANTIME

1588
MEANTIME Defined for Kids

1meantime

noun mean·time \ˈmēn-ˌtīm\

Definition of MEANTIME for Kids

1
:  the time between events or points of time <You can play again but in the meantime rest.>
2
:  a time during which more than one thing is being done <He napped, and in the meantime I worked.>

2meantime

adverb

Definition of MEANTIME for Kids

:  in the time between events or points of time or during which more than one thing is being done <She worked and meantime raised a family.>

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