enquanto

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese enquanto, from en + quanto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

enquanto

  1. as; while
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 246:
      Então continuaram a estudar enquanto o céu lá fora se tornava gradualmente mais escuro.
      Then they continued to study while the sky outside was becoming gradually darker.