Definition of in the meantime
- The new computers won't arrive until next week, but we can keep using the old ones in the meantime.
- She spent four years studying for her law degree. In the meantime, she continued to work at the bank.
: the time before something happens or before a specified period ends
: time that is based on the motion of the mean sun —called also mean solar time
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