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during meaning

EN[ˈdjʊəɹɪŋ] [ˈdʊəɹɪŋ] [ˈdʒʊəɹɪŋ] [-ʊəɹɪŋ]
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EN During

    Definition of during in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFdureSGduresPT, PPduredSUF-ing
    1. present participle of dure.
    2. Preposition
      1. For all of a given time interval.
        1. I lived with my parents during the 1970s. ‎
        2. The shop was one of the few able to stay open during the war. ‎
      2. At any time or period within a given time interval.
        1. I lived with my parents at several points during the 1980s. ‎
        2. Many of the best examples were produced during the Restoration. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • For example, Coventry twinned with Dresden as an act of peace and reconciliation, both cities having been heavily bombed during the war.
        • If an offender recidivates during pretrial release, then he is detained after rearraignment under the 64 policies in Table 1 and the status quo policy.
        • Most would be completed during the “off time” of our year, i.e., when there was minimum usage by tourists.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • During the second stage the two prelaminated plates are anastomosed by tunneling the gracilis into the perineum.
        • During the Cold War, Russia and America would each spy on each other for recon.
        • During WWII, German troops gave the Allies a hard time in Italy, but eventually the Allies broke through.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ing
        • Prepositions
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en During
          2. en daring
          3. en uring
          4. en dring
          5. fr dring
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of during for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "during" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a preposition. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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