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During the financial crisis and bailouts of 2008, it probably occurred to very few average people that we were entering a period of hardship for billionaires.
Thomas Frank

Meaning of "during" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DURING

From duren to last, ultimately from Latin dūrāre to last.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DURING

during  [ˈdjʊərɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DURING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
During is a preposition.
The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES DURING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of during in the English dictionary

The definition of during in the dictionary is concurrently with. Other definition of during is within the limit of.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DURING


alluring
əˈljʊərɪŋ
curing
ˈkjʊərɪŋ
devouring
dɪˈvaʊərɪŋ
empowering
ɪmˈpaʊərɪŋ
enduring
ɪnˈdjʊərɪŋ
everduring
ˌɛvərˈdjʊərɪŋ
flowering
ˈflaʊərɪŋ
glowering
ˈɡlaʊərɪŋ
louring
ˈlaʊərɪŋ
lowering
ˈlaʊərɪŋ
mooring
ˈmʊərɪŋ
nonflowering
ˌnɒnˈflaʊərɪŋ
overpowering
ˌəʊvəˈpaʊərɪŋ
procuring
prəˈkjʊərɪŋ
reassuring
ˌriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ
scouring
ˈskaʊərɪŋ
touring
ˈtʊərɪŋ
towering
ˈtaʊərɪŋ
Turing
ˈtjʊərɪŋ
unrecuring
ˌʌnrɪˈkjʊərɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DURING

duress
Durex
Durga
Durga Puja
durgah
durgan
Durgapur
Durham
durian
duricrust
durion
Durkan
Durkheim
durmast
durmast oak
durn
Durnovaria
duro
Duroc
durometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE DURING

adventuring
bicycle touring
bring
colouring
computer-integrated manufacturing
conjuring
corporate restructuring
flavouring
food colouring
labouring
lean manufacturing
manufacturing
measuring
murmuring
neighbouring
outpouring
posturing
pouring
restructuring
sculpturing
torturing

Synonyms and antonyms of during in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DURING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «during» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of during

Translation of «during» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DURING

Find out the translation of during to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of during from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «during» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在...期间
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

durante
570 millions of speakers

English

during
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दौरान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَثْناءَ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в течение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

durante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সময়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pendant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Semasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

während
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

・・・の間中ずっと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

...동안
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sak wektu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong suốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दरम्यान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sırasında
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

durante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podczas
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

протягом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în timpul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατά τη διάρκεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tydens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

under
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i løpet av
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of during

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DURING»

The term «during» is very widely used and occupies the 890 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DURING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «during» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «during» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about during

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10 QUOTES WITH «DURING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word during.
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The liberal psyche wants to protect minorities, to apologize for imperialism, colonialism, slavery, and the appalling treatment of black people during the civil rights movement. At the same time, they want to continue to defend the rights of individuals.
2
Richard V. Allen
The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.
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William Henry Ashley
Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations.
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Karen Carpenter
I have a harder time finding somebody. The problem is we were growing professionally during the years most people were concentrating on being a person.
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Chevy Chase
Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming.
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George Combe
The interval allowed was only five minutes, at the end of which I resumed the lecture; but so refreshing was the effects of the brief rest and, above all, the admission of pure air, that during the second hour the attention was as completely sustained as during the first.
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Mick Cornett
We did such a great job of creating the interstate highway system in Oklahoma City that we don't have traffic congestion. You can actually get a speeding ticket during rush hour in the city. That's how great our traffic flows.
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Amanda Donohoe
My father worked for the Foreign Office, so he was away a lot of the time. We were a very volatile family. There was a lot of love and a lot of conflict. The conflict kicked in mostly during my adolescence.
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Larry Elder
Raised by an irresponsible mother during the Great Depression in the Jim Crow south, my father was on his own from the age of 13.
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Thomas Frank
During the financial crisis and bailouts of 2008, it probably occurred to very few average people that we were entering a period of hardship for billionaires.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DURING»

Discover the use of during in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to during and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Daily Life During the Black Death
Provides an overview of daily life during the time of the plague that devastated fourteenth-century Europe and looks at the impact of the plague on people's activities in such settings as the doctor's office, the home, city hall, and on the ...
Joseph Patrick Byrne, 2006
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Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During ...
Recounts the efforts of Jews who organized others and sabotaged the Nazis during the Holocaust, including Georges Loinger who smuggled children from occupied France into Switzerland and four brothers who led refugees into the forest to ...
Doreen Rappaport, 2012
3
Children During the Holocaust
This book from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies tells the story of the Holocaust through the eyes, and the fates, of its youngest victims.
Patricia Heberer, 2011
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Desertion During the Civil War
Desertion during the Civil War, originally published in 1928, remains the only book-length treatment of its subject. Ella Lonn examines the causes and consequences of desertion from both the Northern and Southern armies.
Ella Lonn, 1928
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At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration During the Exclusion ...
At America's Gates is the first book devoted entirely to both Chinese immigrants and the American immigration officials who sought to keep them out.
Erika Lee, 2003
6
Daily Life During the Spanish Inquisition
An illuminating account of daily life during the three and a half centuries of the Spanish Inquisition and the lives of the persecuted minorities, as well as the wealthy and ordinary people of Spain.
James Maxwell Anderson, 2002
7
5 People Who Died During Sex: and 100 Other Terribly ...
Did you know… …that Pope Benedict XII was such a hardened boozer that he inspired the expression “drunk as a pope”? (From “10 Historic Drunks”) …that as a special honeymoon treat, Prince Charles read Princess Diana passages ...
Karl Shaw, 2007
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Daily Life During the French Revolution
Compares life in France before and after the Revolution, discussing the economy, travel, clothes, the arts and entertainment, family, food, education, health and medicine, religion, and women as they relate to different social classes.
James Maxwell Anderson, 2007
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Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation: Treatment Options and ...
Unlike other dosage guides, this edition is an affordable, compact compendium of knowledge on the very latest drugs and their effects on pregnant/lactating women. * Provides conclusive information on the prevention of birth defects through ...
Christof Schaefer, Paul W.J. Peters, Richard K Miller, 2011
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Life In The Ghettos During The Holocaust
Unlike many Holocaust books, which deal primarily with the concentration camps, this book focuses on Jewish life before Jews lost their autonomy and fell totally under Nazi power.
Eric Sterling, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DURING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term during is used in the context of the following news items.
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Taxi firm Uber triples prices during Tube strike
Taxi firm Uber has been criticised for increasing its prices by almost 300 per cent to cash in on the traffic chaos caused by a Tube strike. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Mom shot, dad tased during home invasion in SW Houston
HOUSTON – Investigators with the Houston Police Department say a mother and father were trying to protect their young children during a ... «KHOU, Jul 15»
3
Better to confess affair than have it revealed during divorce: Ellie
I know my wife will find out about the affair during the divorce proceedings. Should I ... Do I tell her before we file for divorce, during or never? «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
4
5 most interesting position battles to watch during Cowboys training …
Dallas Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead (13) catches a pass during the teams' OTA workout at Valley Ranch in Irving, Texas on Wednesday, ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
5
Police: Car crashed into Mint Hill store during attempted burglary
Police are investigating after a car crashed into a store during an attempted burglary early Thursday morning in Mint Hill. Officers responded to ... «WSOC Charlotte, Jul 15»
6
Trey Gowdy Says Hillary Clinton Made a Big False Claim During
During the first national TV interview of her 2016 presidential campaign, Clinton accused her interviewer of making “so many assumptions” ... «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
7
45 ISIS militants die after eating 'poisoned' Ramzan meal during Iftar
The incident took place in Mosul, Syria where about 145 ISIS militants sat down to break the fast during Iftar - the traditional meal when Muslims ... «India Today, Jul 15»
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Seven arrested during Operation Fiela in CTown
Seven people were arrested during Operation Fiela in the gang affected area of Hanover Park in Cape Town on Thursday, Western Cape ... «Citizen, Jul 15»
9
HC order affects our right to religion: BJP on noise curbs during
MUMBAI: Bharatiya Janata Party, Mumbai, has moved the Bombay High Court saying its order to curb noise pollution during religious festivals ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
Magnum PI star Tom Selleck accused of stealing water during drought
Water supply was an issue in the upscale area during the last major drought in 1991. Anna Guzman, has a clear view of the fire hydrant in ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»

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