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meantimenoun [U]

 us   /ˈminˌtɑɪm/
the ​time while something ​else is ​happening: Rick ​wants to be an ​actor, but in the meantime he’s ​working as a ​waiter.
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uk   /ˈmiːn.taɪm/  us   /ˈmiːn.taɪm/
in the meantime

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B2 until something ​expectedhappens, or while something ​else is ​happening: Your ​computer won't ​arrive till ​Thursday. In the meantime, you can use Jude's.
(Definition of meantime from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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