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English definition of “while”

while

conjunction (BUT)    /waɪl/
B1 compared with the fact that; but: He gets £50,000 a year while I get a meagre £20,000! Tom is very extrovert and confident while Katy's shy and quiet. I do every single bit of housework while he just does the dishes now and again.Connecting words which express a contrast Grammar:While and whilstSee more
(Definition of while conjunction (BUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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