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Definitions for Meanwhile
ˈminˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪlmean·while

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Meanwhile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interim, meantime, meanwhile, lagadverb

    the time between one event, process, or period and another

    "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

  2. meanwhileadverb

    at the same time but in another place

    "meanwhile, back at the ranch..."

  3. meanwhile, meantime, in the meantimeadverb

    during the intervening time

    "meanwhile I will not think about the problem"; "meantime he was attentive to his other interests"; "in the meantime the police were notified"

Wiktionary

  1. meanwhilenoun

    The time between two events

  2. meanwhileadverb

    During the time (that something is happening).

  3. meanwhileadverb

    At the same time, but elsewhere.

ChatGPT

  1. meanwhile

    Meanwhile is an adverb used to refer to a simultaneous or concurrent event or period of time. It essentially indicates that something else is happening at the same time as the event being discussed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meanwhilenoun

    the intervening time; as, in the meantime (or mean time)

  2. Meanwhileadverb

    in the intervening time; during the interval

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Meanwhile' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2101

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Meanwhile' in Adverbs Frequency: #172

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Meanwhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Meanwhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Meanwhile in a Sentence

  1. Rob Porter:

    Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters. Rob Porter, meanwhile, pushed back strongly on the allegations in the press. These outrageous allegations are simply false. I took the photos given to the media nearly 15 years ago and the reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described. I have been transparent and truthful about these vile claims, but I will not further engage publicly with a coordinated smear campaign, my commitment to public service speaks for itself. I have always put duty to country first and treated others with respect. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to have served in the Trump Administration and will seek to ensure a smooth transition when I leave White House.

  2. Yaacov Lozowick:

    We had to free up workers to do this other job. Meanwhile, we are not closing the room, we have no intention whatsoever of using this new stage to hide information that the public should be able to see - categorically not.

  3. John Whyte:

    The antigen test commonly known as the rapid diagnostic test after which results are provided in minutes to an hour detects specific proteins on the viruss surface. Its usually highly accurate, but it ismore likely to miss an active infection compared to the molecular test, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Meanwhile, the molecular test, also known as the RT-PCR test, nucleic acid amplification test, or a NAAT or diagnostic test, detects the viruss genetic material and, depending ondemand in the lab, typically takes a day or up to a week for results. This test is highly accurate and usually does not need to be repeated. Those who havesymptoms but have a negative rapid antigen test may require a molecular test to see there isindeed an active infection, according tothe FDA. As it stands now, I think we trade off accuracy for speed, i think we will continue to improve these tests but thats also why being attuned to symptoms and practicing the public health strategies is the way to go for now. Ultimately, we need to do more surveillance testing to really see whats happening in the community. Dr. William Schaffner, a medical professor at Vanderbilt University and medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, told Fox News that testing could play a role in certain situations, using a family with young children visiting grandparents as a key example. Testing could have a role in this, though not so much for grandma and grandpa who have [ likely ] been sheltered at home, he said. But William Schaffner, like John Whyte, expressed concerns over testing accuracy and providing a false sense of security to those who receive the test. I think you have to inquire on the front end how long it takes for the results to come back, it tells you what your status is on that day.

  4. Jack Ablin:

    The Fed is fixated on jobs and its ability to throttle inflation. Meanwhile unless we get a lousy jobs number tomorrow I think the Fed is going to be on the hook to explain themselves if they're not going to raise.

  5. Siddharth Astir:

    Its not about what you have achieved…its about what people around you lost meanwhile.

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