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English definition of “meanwhile”

meanwhile

adverb [not gradable]    /ˈminˌwɑɪl, -ˌhwɑɪl/
until something expected happens, or while something else is happening: It’s going to take several days for my car to be repaired – meanwhile I’m renting one.
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