meantime
Pronunciation
  • enPR: mēnʹtīm, IPA: /ˈmiːntaɪm/
Noun

meantime

  1. The time spent waiting for another event; time in between.
    I'll get started tomorrow but, in the meantime, let's see if we can get a few more opinions.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Adverb

meantime

  1. during the interval; meanwhile
    • 1919, Boris Sidis, The Source and Aim of Human Progress:
      Meantime Pope Urban II convoked two councils, one after another.
    • 1934, Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance, 1992 Bantam edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 97:
      Lunch will be in twenty minutes. Meantime: I have […]
Translations
  • German: unterdessen
  • Russian: тем вре́менем
  • Spanish: en tanto (locution), entre tanto (locution), entretanto



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