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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  

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  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
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    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. Rafael Nadal:

    I don't give up one moment during the match, i gave myself an opportunity until the last moment, so I'm happy for that, because my level of concentration and tennis was better I think. My tennis was not bad at all -- it was difficult to play against him.

  2. Constantin Stanislavski:

    A true priest is aware of the presence of the altar during every moment that he is conducting a service. It is exactly the same way that a true artist should react to the stage all the time he is in the theater. An actor who is incapable of this feeling will never be a true artist.

  3. Ursula Wagner:

    About 360,000 Sachertorten are manufactured annually, and about a third of them are shipped around the world, during the production cycle that involves 32 steps, even the yolks and whites are separated manually by a lady whose job consists of cracking eggs all day ; in Christmas there are two.

  4. Fox Sports:

    Before the start of the bottom of the fourth inning ... a rare electronics failure caused both the primary and backup generators inside the Fox Sports production compound to lose power, the issue was immediately addressed, although it resulted in the audience missing one at-bat during the time needed to switch to (the) international feed, powered by a different generator on site.

  5. Chris Christie:

    I know Steve. Steve is a very bright guy, i got to work with him during the campaign. I think he was a big help to the President during the campaign and everything I saw he was involved in, but staff are there to serve the principle.

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