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while

conjunction although, at the same time that, concurrently with, contemporaneously, currently, during, during the time that, even though, in the time that, simullaneously with, though, throughout the time that
See also: ad interim, duration, period
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Mr Whiles was diagnosed with moderate severity Alzheimer's days into his trial in July and deemed unfit to plea.
Whiles and his colleagues forged ahead even though no hospital had yet gone live with open-source VistA, as the commercialized version of the VA's VistA is known.
The next steps are for the Jestico + Whiles consortium to join the technical team to begin the process of developing the design proposals.
Kenneth Whiles, 71, was found to have indecently assaulted two boys, and carried out acts of child cruelty against two boys and one girl, in eight charges.
Jestico + Whiles proposal is both ecologically and socially responsive, offering high-quality accommodation that responds to the local context.
He whiles away a few minutes by engaging in sex with his employee.
TONY Whiles, pictured right, visited the Bristol Franchise Exhibition back in 2009 having just been made redundant from his sales manager role.
TONY Whiles visited a Franchise Exhibition in 2009 having just been being made redundant from his sales managerial role.
TONY Whiles visited last year's Great Northern Franchise Exhibition in Leeds as he had just been being made redundant from his sales manager role.
Emma Sullivan's After Tomorrow was said to be a front runner but the prize went in the end to Joao Salaviza's Arena - a story of a man under house arrest who whiles away the time tattooing.
Mr Johnson's girlfriend Stacey Whiles, a care worker, told the inquest she was unaware they were in her flat and she was at work at 4amwhen he rang her to say he was worried about Mr Hill, who was vomiting.
Will whiles away many cold, dark stakeout hours talking (just talking) to a wised-up Romanian hooker (``The Departed's'' Vera Farmiga, in an amusing but underdeveloped performance).