whilst
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whilst(
waylst
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (during the time that) (United Kingdom)
a. mientras
There's not much to be done whilst waiting for the results of the tests.No hay mucho por hacer mientras se aguardan los resultados de los exámenes.
2. (in contrast with) (United Kingdom)
a. mientras que
Whilst our economy has been growing, the reduction in poverty incidence has remained slow.Mientras que nuestra economía ha estado creciendo, la reducción de la incidencia de la pobreza mantiene un ritmo lento.
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