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The hurricane will reach the island this evening. Meanwhile, residents are being evacuated.
He accepted money from investors and was meanwhile spending it on luxury cruises.
You throw food away, and meanwhile children are starving all over the world.
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English version of definition of meanwhile
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a small round cake with dried fruit in it and sugar on the top
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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American definition of meanwhile from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.