For all of a given time interval.
At any time or period within a given time interval.
Etymology: Alteration of Dühring or Düring
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
This word is rather a participle from dure; For the time of the continuance of; while any thing lasts.
If during his childhood he be constantly and rigorously kept from drinking cold liquor whilst he is hot, forbearance grows into a habit. John Locke.
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
dū′ring, prep. for the time a thing lasts: in the course of. [Orig. pr.p. of obs. dure, to last.]
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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Rank popularity for the word 'during' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #173
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Rank popularity for the word 'during' in Written Corpus Frequency: #570
The numerical value of during in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of during in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
I just want to assure the public that at no time during this incident were individuals inside the stadium attending the game in any kind of danger. This was not an active shooter incident and it's not being investigated as such. Everything took place outside the stadium.
We are also prepared to discuss them [security guarantees] on the OSCE [Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe] platform. I hope this initial positive response and the announcement that this work could possibly start in the near future, during the first days of January, would enable us to move ahead.
During the short time I represented Mark, I found him to be a kind and engaging person.
Obama started feuding with opposition press during the campaign, kicking off reporters from his campaign plane after their outlets endorsed his opponent. Obama then spent his whole presidency attacking media critics -- CNBC, Fox News and Drudge among them -- yet somehow the major media didn't mind.
What our officers encountered during those first 17 days of unrest has forever changed policing.
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