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preposition 

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/əˈmɪd/
  1. 1
    if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening
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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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