meanwhile vs. meantime – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Meanwhile

Definition:

in an intervening period of time; (a synonym for meantime)

Examples:

meanwhile, back at the ranch...

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Meantime

Definition:

the time between one event, process, or period and another (a synonym for meanwhile) often used with 'in the'

Examples:

in the meantime the police were notified

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