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  1. while:
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  3. User Contributed Translations for while:
    • alors que, lors de


Detailed Translations for while from English to French


while [the ~] noun

  1. the while
    le quelque temps; le petit laps de temps; le moment
  2. the while
    le laps de temps

Translation Matrix for while:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
laps de temps while brief space of time; continuation; copy margin; duration; hardcopy margin; length; length of time; little while; period; period of time; space; space of time; spaces of time; term; time; time span
moment while date; little while; minute; moment; opinion; period of time; point of view; position; second; space of time; standpoint; view
pendant antithesis; counterpart; opposite number; pendant; pendent
petit laps de temps while
quelque temps while
- patch; piece; spell
ConjunctionRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- whereas
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- during; whilst
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
durant as; during; while at which time; during; during long time; in the course of; under
en attendant as; at the same time; in between; in the mean time; in the meantime; meanwhile; while; whilst in the mean time; in the meantime; meanwhile
en même temps at the same time; while at once; at the same moment; at the same time; concurrently; directly; immediately; instantly; now; right now; simultaneous; simultaneously; synchronous
pendant as; during; while at which time; during; in expectation of; in the course of; under
pendant ce temps as; at the same time; in between; in the mean time; in the meantime; meanwhile; while; whilst from the moment that; in the mean time; in the meantime; meanwhile; since
pendant que as; as long as; during; while from the moment that; since
tant que as long as; while

Related Words for "while":

  • whiles

Synonyms for "while":

Related Definitions for "while":

  1. a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition1
    • he was here for a little while1

Wiktionary Translations for while:

  1. uncertain duration of time, a period of time
  1. during the same time that
  2. although
  1. Synonyme de lorsque
  1. espace de temps pendant lequel une chose dure.
  2. durée des choses, marquer par certaines périodes, et principalement par la révolution apparente du soleil ; écart entre le déroulement de deux événements.
  1. En même temps que.

Cross Translation:
while tandis que; alors que terwijl — hoewel
while tandis que; pendant que terwijl — gedurende de periode dat nog een andere actie aan de gang is
while moment WeileZeitangabe: unbestimmte, kürzere Zeitdauer
while alors que; tandis que derweilveraltend, ansonsten noch in Namibia geläufig: während

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