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ʰwaɪlst, waɪlstwhilst

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Wiktionary

  1. whilstconjunction

    While, at the same time.

  2. Etymology: From. Cognate with wylst. More at whiles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whilstadverb

    while

  2. Etymology: [From Whiles; cf. Amongst.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whilst' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1808

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whilst' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1931

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whilst in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whilst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of whilst in a Sentence

  1. Smiles:

    For want of self-restraint many men are engaged all their lives in fighting with difficulties of their own making, and rendering success impossible by their own cross-grained ungentleness; whilst others, it may be much less gifted, make their way and achieve success by simple patience, equanimity, and self-control.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity.

  3. Chief Executive Gavin Patterson:

    This position of strength will enable us to build on the disciplined delivery and risk reduction of the last financial year, a period during which we delivered overall in-line with our financial and operational commitments whilst addressing many uncertainties.

  4. Isaac Newton:

    I seem to have been like a child playing on the sea shore, finding now and then a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me.

  5. Gideon Lichfield:

    Every time the industry goes after a new name for something and tries to pivot, something new inevitably comes out of it. It's just not clear yet what it will be, i think one has to be really critical of this tendency and call out what is just marketing and hype, which is a large part of it, whilst remaining open-minded to the fact that something new does emerge.

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