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while
hwaɪl
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition.
Hyphenationwhile
Part of Speech(连) conjunction, (名) noun, (介) preposition, (及物的动) transitive verb
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érand; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)
然而rán'érhowever; yet; but
虽然suīránalthough; even though; even if
一会儿yīhuìra moment; a while; in a moment; now...now...
消磨xiāomóto wear down; to sap; to whittle away; to while away; to idle away
正然zhèngránin the process of (doing something or happening); while (doing)
dàiuntil; while
quèbut; yet; however; while; to go back; to decline; to retreat; nevertheless; even though
当时dāngshíthen; at that time; while
zhōngwithin; among; in; middle; center; while (doing something); during; (dialect) OK; all right; China; Chinese; (Chinese surname)
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