from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. For a short time.
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- adv. For some time; for a short time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. For a while; for some time; for a short time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- For a space of time; for some time; for a short time.
- [Awhile is properly two words, as it has to be written when an adjective is used, as a little while, and as it is commonly and should be always written when preceded by for.]
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. for a short time
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