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Definitions for during
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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    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. Thomas Bach:

    The athletes...will have to accept the Olympic standards during the next year prior to the Games and of course during the Games the first five will be tested on top of the random-testing and the targeted-testing during the Olympic period, i can only encourage the PGA Tour to follow and finally accept the WADA code and to be compliant with this so you have a harmonized anti-doping regime there for all the golf players and you have a ... level playing field for all golfers.

  2. Former UCLA basketball star:

    Our hearts are heavy after learning Billy Knight has passed away, we ask that the Bruin family keep Billy’s loved ones in their thoughts during this difficult time.

  3. Rick Perry:

    And as I recall the conversation, he said, 'Look, the President is really concerned that there are people in Ukraine that tried to beat him during this presidential election,' 'He thinks they're corrupt and ... that there are still people over there engaged that are absolutely corrupt.'.

  4. Mary Ann Lucille Sering:

    It feels like we are negotiating on who is to live and who is to die -Ministerial speech during the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru

  5. Donald Trump:

    I'm very honored that he chose to do it during my term in office because he felt confident in me to make the right choice and carry on his great legacy, we have to pick a great one. We have to pick one that's going to be there for 40 years, 45 years.

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