What is another word for the meantime?

Pronunciation: [ðə mˈiːnta͡ɪm] (IPA)

In the meantime, a phrase commonly used to describe the period of time between two events, can be replaced with a variety of synonyms. The words 'interim', 'interval', 'interlude', and 'meanwhile' all refer to a temporary state of affairs or a pause in ongoing activity. Another synonym, 'pro tem', is Latin for 'for the time being' or 'temporarily'. This includes self-explanatory terms like 'short-term,' 'transitional' and 'waiting period'. By using these and other synonyms, you can add variety and interest to your writing, avoiding tedious repetition and making your sentences more engaging for your reader.

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What are the hypernyms for The meantime?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The meantime

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  • I always wanted to act, but I never thought it would be my profession. I thought that I'd end up doing other things, but that in the meantime I'd do plays.
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  • But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be hard to change now - partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love, teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell, even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore.
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  • I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down without ceasing among the happy multitude.
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  • A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones.

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