even as


: at the same time as
They are finishing the job even as we speak.

Example Sentences

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“Even as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even%20as. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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