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meanwhile

US [ˈminˌhwaɪl]
UK [ˈmiːnˌwaɪl]
  • adv.与此同时;其间;(比较两方面)对比之下
  • Web其时;在此期间;在此同时
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adv.
1.
同时;与此同时while sth else is happening
Bob spent fifteen months alone on his yacht. Ann, meanwhile, took care of the children on her own.
鲍勃独自在他的游艇上待了十五个月。在这段时间,安一个人照顾孩子。
2.
其间in the period of time between two times or two events
The doctor will see you again next week. Meanwhile, you must rest as much as possible.
医生下周还会给你看病。在此期间,你一定要尽可能多休息。
3.
(比较两方面)对比之下used to compare two aspects of a situation
Stress can be extremely damaging to your health. Exercise, meanwhile, can reduce its effects.
压力可能严重损害你的健康,锻炼则可以减轻这些损害。
n.
IDM
We need some new curtains, but these will do for the meanwhile.
我们需要一些新的窗帘,但这些暂时还可以用。
for the meanwhile
一会儿;暂时for a short period of time but not permanently
We need some new curtains, but these will do for the meanwhile.
我们需要一些新的窗帘,但这些暂时还可以用。
I hope to go to medical school eventually. In the meanwhile, I am going to study chemistry.
我希望最终能上医学院。这期间我打算学化学。
in the meanwhile
在此期间;与此同时in the period of time between two times or two events
I hope to go to medical school eventually. In the meanwhile, I am going to study chemistry.
我希望最终能上医学院。这期间我打算学化学。

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