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1meantime/ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/noun
1meantime
/ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/
noun
Learner's definition of MEANTIME  

for the meantime

: for the present time : until some time in the future

in the meantime

: during the time before something happens or before a specified period ends
: while something else is being done or was being done
2meantime/ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/adverb
2meantime
/ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/
adverb
Learner's definition of MEANTIME  
somewhat informal
: 1meanwhile
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