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"amid" in British English

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amidpreposition

uk   us   /əˈmɪd/ (also amidst, uk   /əˈmɪdst/ us   ) formal
C1 in the ​middle of or ​surrounded by: On the ​floor, amid ​mounds of ​books, were two ​smallenvelopes. The new ​perfume was ​launched amidst a ​fanfare of ​publicity.
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(Definition of amid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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amidpreposition

 us   /əˈmɪd/ (also amidst,  /əˈmɪdst, əˈmɪtst/ )
in the ​middle of or ​surrounded by; among: We ​camped that ​night in a ​shallowvalley amid ​lowhills.
(Definition of amid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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