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meantime

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noun mean·time \ˈmēn-ˌtīm\

Definition of meantime

  1. :  the intervening time




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meantime

adverb mean·time

Definition of meantime



Examples of meantime in a sentence

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



1588

First Known Use of meantime

1588



MEANTIME Defined for Kids

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meantime

play
noun mean·time \ˈmēn-ˌtīm\

Definition of meantime for Students

  1. 1 :  the time between events or points of time <You can play again but in the meantime rest.>

  2. 2 :  a time during which more than one thing is being done <He napped, and in the meantime I worked.>




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meantime

play
adverb mean·time

Definition of meantime for Students

  1. :  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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