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whilst

conjunction
chiefly British

Synonyms & Antonyms of whilst

1 at or during the time that
  • I like to get my knitting done whilst watching the telly

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2 in spite of the fact that
  • whilst a good worker, he's not a very good manager

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The first known use of whilst was in the 14th century

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“Whilst.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whilst. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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