in the meantime
Definition of in the meantime
1 : during the time before something happens or before a specified period ends The new computers won't arrive until next week, but we can keep using the old ones in the meantime.
2 : while something else is being done or was being done She spent four years studying for her law degree. In the meantime, she continued to work at the bank.
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: the time before something happens or before a specified period ends
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