meanwhile

Part of speech:

In the intervening time.

Part of speech: noun

Intervening time or occasion.

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Usage examples "meanwhile":

  1. Meanwhile, they are quiet. - "The Story of the Trapper", A. C. Laut.
  2. Meanwhile the stranger had stepped into the room, drawing the secret door to behind him. - "Okewood of the Secret Service", Valentine Williams.
  3. Some time, however, passed before this came about, and meanwhile winter closed in on the prairie. - "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss.