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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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BEIRUT: Summer is all about celebration, from parties to whiling away hours on the beach and in the mountains.
THERE'S NO SHAME IN WHILING AWAY THE HOURS WITH A BOOK AND a hot today
The controls are so slick and graphics so polished, you could be forgiven for whiling away the hours staring at the sunset and stars in the sky, but then you'd never enjoy the full impact of a title that still feels like a brand new release more than 12 months on.
But one memory - albeit a surreal, slightly hazy one - was Nightingales, a Samuel Beckett-a-like sitcom about three security guards whiling away an endless nightshift in anonymous office block.
THE STORY: Detective Jackson Brodie is whiling away his retirement in the French countryside, occasionally entertaining his girlfriend (and former client) Julia.
However, like other casinos globally, revenue intake seems to have been affected by certain categories of visitors, with information pointing to the largest fall-off coming not from the high rollers at all--but those visitors likely whiling away time in the casino.
Whiling talking with mediamen, Barkat Ali Afridi the leader of the protest told FC has illegally been occupying approximately 80 acres (4000 Grebe) land of Khatiakhel tribe, which is against the law.
and once East Coast aristocracy, who by the 1970s were whiling away their days in and around a crumbling, flea-infested mansion in East Hampton, N.
In between is a small canyon of consumerism for whiling away the waiting hours.