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əˈʰwaɪl, əˈwaɪlawhile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awhile, for a while(adverb)

    for a short time

    "sit down and stay awhile"; "they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West"; "the baby was quiet for a while"

Wiktionary

  1. awhile(Adverb)

    For some time; for a short time.

    Sit with me awhile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awhile(adverb)

    for a while; for some time; for a short time

    Etymology: [Adj. a + while time, interval.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Awhile

    a-hwīl′, adv. for some time: for a short time. [A.S. áne hwíle = a while; combined as early as 13th century.]

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of awhile in a Sentence

  1. Plato:

    You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.

  2. Theresa Brown:

    The Trump administration gets outsized attention because The Trump administration's a lot of people. They do The Trump administration for safety, they do The Trump administration for community. ... The Trump administration doesn't necessarily mean they have a better chance of getting in, we knew for awhile there was pent up demand to come to the United States.

  3. Lisa Maatz:

    The wage gap is a persistent, pernicious problem, and it has been around for awhile, we still have a lot to do to change it, but this is an excellent step forward.

  4. Shawn Robbins:

    It could be awhile, but never say never, records are made to be broken, but no one in their right mind can argue there's been one more impressive than this.

  5. Lawrence Jones:

    As you know Jason, Ive beenon the ground reporting on allthese liberal cities for awhile, i spent the better part of lastyear going to every single city -- talking about the death, poverty and destruction in thesecommunities.Its not just the anti-law-enforcementrhetoric but the fact that theyare willing to let the citiesburn.

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