American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- prep. Throughout the course or duration of: suffered food shortages during the war.
- prep. At some time in: was born during a blizzard.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Duration; existence.
- Lasting; continuing; enduring.
- In the time of; in the course of; throughout the continuance of: as, during life; during our earthly pilgrimage; during the space of a year.
- prep. For all of a given time interval.
- prep. At any time or period within a given time interval.
- v. present participle of dure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- prep. In the time of; as long as the action or existence of
- From Middle English during, durynge, durinde, durand, durende, present participle of Middle English duren ("to last"), equivalent to dure + -ing. More at dure. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from present participle of duren, to last, from Old French durer, from Latin dūrāre; see deuə- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The second session provides for the suspension of an officer during the recess, and for a temporary appointment _during the recess_.”
“Therefore we must probably picture to ourselves that the sensation from the strip of the retina stimulated during the quick eye-movement is, _during the interval of movement or at least during the greater part of it, localized as if the axis of vision were still directed toward the original fixation-point.”
“What is such a state of things but a mere connection during pleasure, or, to use the phraseology of the times, _during feeling_?”
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“Meanwhile, Stephen Elop, the chief executive of Nokia, used the term during a news conference to defend the competitiveness of the company's new Lumia 900 smartphone, even though it doesn't run on the fastest quad core processors.”
“The former Massachusetts governor forcefully rejected the label during Thursday night's debate, noting that his father was born in Mexico and his father-in-law in Wales.”
“The priest is never supposed to use your name during confession.”
“We have known the giant "V" of bright stars high in our S sky on August nights as the Summer Triangle since Sir Patrick Moore popularized the name during his early Sky at Night TV programmes in the 1950s.”
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