What's in the meantime

Intermediate time (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

In the meantime, Plural: Between | times
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈʦvɪʃn̩ˌʦaɪ̯t]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Period between two points in time
2) Sports: measured section of a longer action
Origin of the term:
Determinative compound between and time
General terms:
Application examples:
1) “The Billy brothers took care of the Meanwhile about the fact that the Diligent's cargo was unloaded and the sugar, rocou and cotton were put up for sale from their holds. "
1) “The common Reykjavíker contented himself with attending the annual Night of Culture in August, and saw in the Meanwhile remote."
1) “But also this one Meanwhile was soon over. "
1) “In the Meanwhile the status of the German population remained unclear. "
2) He won the race despite his Meanwhile Wasn't particularly good at half the distance.
2) You should Split times calculate for a specific marathon end time.
Typical word combinations:
1) in the Meanwhile
2) someone's Meanwhile, Meanwhilebeat or undercut
[*] First Meanwhile, Second Meanwhile, Third Meanwhile
Word formations:
Interim time taking
Nominative: singular Meanwhile; Plural Split times
Genitive: singular Meanwhile; Plural Split times
Dative: singular Meanwhile; Plural Split times
Accusative: singular Meanwhile; Plural Split times


  • English: 1) meantime, in the meantime: in the meantime, meantime, meanwhile
  • French: 1) intervals (Female), in the meantime: dans l’intervals; 2) temps intermédiaire (male)
  • Latvian: 1) starplaiks (male)
  • Polish: 1) in the meantime: w międzyczasie; 2) międzyczas (male)
  • Spanish: 1) intervalo

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

For years it was gone, then it came back. But in the Meanwhile Maria is said to have been abused umpteen times.
Day 24, May 17, 2019

One of the five ÖVP clubs that appear in the Ibiza investigation was in the Meanwhile dissolved.
Today.at, July 11, 2019

Pharmacy dispute in Scheifling: Now there is a compromise offer from the doctor concerned. In the Meanwhile the mayor steps in.
Kleine Zeitung, 6th August 2019

At the Glattzentrum in Wallisellen ZH, drivers stood in front of a red light for 30 minutes. In the Meanwhile a long traffic jam formed.
20 minutes, January 10, 2019

In the Meanwhile a lot has happened. A silent mutation that manifests itself in little things.
derStandard.at, August 29, 2018

Coalition negotiations have started 60 days after the general election. In the Meanwhile some tried the uprising.
BILD.de, April 25, 2020

Economics Minister Franz Fayot had contact on Monday with a person working in the Meanwhile tested positive.
Luxemburger Wort, March 12, 2020

In February a woman was raped in Basel. One of the alleged perpetrators was in the Meanwhile put to the police.
20 minutes, February 13, 2020

During his service, a Styrian inspector visited a Laufhaus to have sex there. A police student had to come along and took care of the Meanwhile for his service weapon.
Today.at, February 18, 2020

It now seems more likely that the NBA season can continue. Also in the Meanwhile But you don't have to do without basketball.
Spox, May 23, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • hiatus: Medicine opening, gap; Linguistics, literary studies: the meeting of two vowels at the end of one and at the beginning of the following word or part of a word; Geology time gap in the deposition of rocks; Music excessive second; Prehistory Period with no archaeological finds
  • gap: Place where something is missing that should be there or can go there
  • Break: Interruption of an activity; School interruption of lessons; Music short interruption of the music influenced by the rhythm of the respective piece of music
  • Interruption: Splitting a connection; Opening of a line, a pipe, a rope; Disruption of communication, conversation; brief suspension of an action in order to resume it later; Right to suspend a contractually agreed period; Computer science short-term suspension of a program in order to carry out higher-priority and therefore time-critical processing
  • Intermediate phase

Another word (synonym) for intermediate time - Source: OpenThesaurus

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