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ˈdʊər ɪŋ, ˈdyʊər-dur·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. during(Preposition)

    For all of a given time interval.

    Etymology: Alteration of Dühring or Düring

  2. during(Preposition)

    At any time or period within a given time interval.

    Etymology: Alteration of Dühring or Düring

Webster Dictionary

  1. During

    in the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year

    Etymology: [Orig., p. pr. of dure.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. During

    dū′ring, prep. for the time a thing lasts: in the course of. [Orig. pr.p. of obs. dure, to last.]

Editors Contribution

  1. during

    A period of time.

    During the flight everyone was calm and peaceful, it was such a lovely feeling.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'during' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #173

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'during' in Written Corpus Frequency: #570

How to pronounce during?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say during in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of during in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of during in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of during in a Sentence

  1. Douglas White:

    These are inevitably tragic choices with only bad options, but the only thing worse than developing a clear allocation framework is not developing one, because then decisions made during a crisis will be biased and arbitrary.

  2. Andrew Pastewski:

    Kids need to develop, they need to grow, they need to learn, they need to develop social skills, however, we're surging right now. I would not think opening up during a surge was the right time.

  3. The NHC:

    Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

  4. Barack Obama:

    And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ, in our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. Michelle and I returned from India — an incredible, beautiful country, full of magnificent diversity — but a place where, in past years, religious faiths of all types have, on occasion, been targeted by other peoples of faith, simply due to their heritage and their beliefs — acts of intolerance that would have shocked Gandhiji, the person who helped to liberate that nation.

  5. Carolynn Comstock:

    During the entire rehearsal, no one sneezed, no one coughed, no one there appeared to be sick in any way, so now we know, oh hm, maybe it's transmitted not just by droplets and sneezes or coughs ; maybe it's transmitted just by people talking, just by people being around each other.

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