Bedeutung von “while” — Learner’s Dictionary

while

noun us uk /waɪl/
After his heart attack, he had to take things easy for a while.The situation has been troubling me for a while.It might be wise to keep this quiet for a while.Go and play outside for a while.Sit down for a little while.
a while

B1 a period of time:

a long/short while
I'm going out for a while.

(Definition von “while noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)