meanwhile

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Adverb[change]

Positive
meanwhile

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

(sentence adverb)

  1. You use meanwhile to introduce a new topic happening at the same time as the old topic.
    Sutton Coldfield won 2-0 away at Chelmsford. Meanwhile, Hightown were 3-0 winners against Clifton.
    International students are here only to study English. Meanwhile, many immigrant students must also work and take care of their families.

Noun[change]

Singular
meanwhile

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) The meanwhile is the time between two things.
    Police are checking his story. In the meanwhile, he remains in jail.

Synonyms[change]