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preposition during pronunciation in British English /ˈdjʊərɪŋ/
  1. 1
    at one point within a period of time or a process

    During his visit to South Africa, the president met Archbishop Tutu.

    Fournier was killed in action during the First World War.

  2. 2
    through the whole of a period of time

    During the summer season, all the hotels are full.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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