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ˈdʊər ɪŋ, ˈdyʊər-dur·ing

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  1. duringpreposition

    For all of a given time interval.

    Etymology: Alteration of Dühring or Düring

  2. duringpreposition

    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

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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. Barack Obama:

    During his decades in elected office in D.C., he put in place historic programs to lift working people out of poverty, expand opportunity, and begin to make real the promise of home rule.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You'll often encounter discrimination, envy, hate jealousy, and overt bullying during your daily interactions in the society. Don't let it put you off from your efforts to become what you always want to be - the best and the cut-above-the-rest like a Diamond. Never forget that you're the Diamond, and you must maintain your character, no matter what others say or do.

  3. United States:

    It needs that foreign inflow to cushion its currency during the trade war, if China weaponizes Treasury holdings, that sends a very alarming message to global investors.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    During a crisis we must make sure that we care for the communities most vulnerable to health and economic pain.

  5. Joseph Worley:

    During an emergency travel of some kind I do need to travel with my dog and it’s not just something that I do because I can, when I’m in my wheelchair I need help….I need help with doors and when I drop things… If somebody needs me, I may not have 48-hours to travel.

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