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in the meantime


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  • adv. meanwhile

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. during the intervening time


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  • This is how it has been in our house for as long as I can remember: you finish the old food first, even if in the meantime the freshly made kotlety grow stale.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • All-electric cars still await improvements in battery technology; in the meantime electric-gas hybrids are an option.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Little Tiberius will need a pedagogue next year—an unwelcome expense—but it is up to you to economize sufficiently in the meantime to make that less of a burden.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Down at Shatterford Bottom, on the other hand, the rare unsexed cuckoo flower colony was doing well, having apparently disappeared for years in the meantime when Railtrack built a fence there.


  • Like almost everyone I know, I hope to have a lot of money myself one day, and in the meantime I try to remember how rich I am already compared to most of the rest of the world: golf, restaurant meals, trips to Italythese are not the hallmarks of poverty.

    The Italian Summer

  • From 1893 Ratzinger was once more a member of the Bavarian Diet, where he was now a moderate adherent of the "Bauernbund" (Peasant Union) party, his views of social politics having caused him in the meantime to sever his connections with the Centre Party.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The investigator Richard Hodgson interviewed the parties, except Mr. Tait who had in the meantime died.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • “And in the meantime ,” Maggie said, bringing her legs to her chest and resting her chin on her knees, “if you need something else to focus on besides your parents—or your shoelaces—you can always help me move forward with Operation First Kiss.”

    Maggie Bean in Love

  • He would have been willing to go on without the episcopate until such time as it could have been obtained from England, and in the meantime to ordain candidates to the ministry by means of Presbyterian ordination, with the proviso, however, that upon the obtaining of a bishop these gentlemen were to be conditionally re-ordained.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Baltimore province in the meantime established two other foundations in Canada: St. Patrick's, Toronto, in 1881, and St. Peter's, St. John, N. B., in 1884.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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