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during

preposition uk   /ˈdjʊə.rɪŋ/ us    /ˈdʊr.ɪŋ/

during preposition (THROUGH)

A2 from the beginning to the end of a particular period: They work during the night and sleep by day. There were huge advances in aviation technology during the Second World War.
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during preposition (AT SOME TIME IN)

A2 at some time between the beginning and the end of a period: I woke up several times during the night.
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Translations of “during”
in Korean -내내, -동안…
in Arabic خِلال, أثْناء…
in French durant, pendant…
in Turkish esanasınca, boyunca, süresince…
in Italian durante, nel corso di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自始至終, 在…期間…
in Russian в течение…
in Polish podczas, w czasie, w ciągu…
in Spanish durante…
in Portuguese durante…
in German während…
in Catalan durant, al llarg de…
in Japanese ~の間じゅう, ~の間に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自始至终, 在…期间…
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