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Meaning of “at the same time” in the English Dictionary

"at the same time" in British English

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at the same time

used to ​mention something that must be ​considered in ​addition to what you have just said: No one ​likesconflict, but at the same ​time we have to ​deal with this ​problem.
(Definition of at the same time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"at the same time" in American English

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at the same time

despite what was just said: She’s ​optimistic that she can get ​results, but at the same ​time, she ​knows it’s a very hard ​job.
(Definition of at the same time from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “at the same time”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽管如此…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儘管如此…
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