Definition of during
- swims every day during the summer
- was offered a job during a visit to the capital
She swims every day during the summer.
We got along well during the trip.
He worked in the field during most of the day.
During the interview, they asked about my previous jobs.
The fire alarm went off during the ceremony.
: throughout the entire time of (an event, period, occurrence, etc.)
: at some time in the course of (something)
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