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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 hillsBetween
(Definition of amid from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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