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English definition of “amid”

amid

preposition     /əˈmɪd/ (also amidst,   /əˈmɪdst/   ) formal
WHILE while something else is happening : Security was increased amid fears of further terrorist attacks .Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
AMONG among: a village set amid the hills Between
(Definition of amid preposition from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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