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

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"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 likes conflict, 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)

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