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preposition amid pronunciation in American English /əˈmɪd/
  1. 1
    if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening
    Banks and stores closed yesterday amid growing fears of violence.
    The secretary resigned amid accusations of bribery and corruption.
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  2. 2
    if something happens amid noise, shouting, laughter, etc., it happens while there is a lot of noise, etc. all around
    Norman stepped on to the stage amid tumultuous applause.
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  3. 3
    literary surrounded by things or people
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