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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

During the time; Also: Although

Usage examples (31)
  • Why 'tis Mr. Lodwick at the Garden door, — let him in whilst
  • For instance, I never use the word whilst, and always use while instead.
  • In fact, I only turn it on if I have to make a phone call whilst away from my house.
  • It was about 2 1/2 years in whilst I still wore the big hat and the blue suit of truth. for more
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