Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
- danh từ
- in the meantime trong lúc ấy, trong khi ấy
- phó từ
- trong khi chờ đợi, trong lúc ấy, đang lúc ấy
'mɪːnhwaɪl /-nwaɪlAdvanced English Dictionary
+the time between one event, process, or period and another
+at the same time but in another place
+during the intervening time
+ adverb (also informal meantime)
1 while sth else is happening: Bob spent fifteen months alone on his yacht. Ann, meanwhile, took care of the children on her own.
2 in the period of time between two times or two events: The doctor will see you again next week. Meanwhile, you must rest as much as possible.
3 used to compare two aspects of a situation: Stress can be extremely damaging to your health. Exercise, meanwhile, can reduce its effects.
Idioms: in the meanwhile in the period of time between two times or two events: I hope to go to medical school eventually. In the meanwhile, I am going to study chemistry.
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