mientras

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From obsolete demientra, from Latin dum + interim. Cognate to Italian mentre.

Adverb[edit]

mientras

  1. meanwhile

Conjunction[edit]

mientras

  1. (with the indicative) while, whilst (at the same time as)
  2. (with the subjunctive) as long as, so long as (expressing a condition)
  3. (with the indicative) while, whereas (indicating difference)
  4. (with comparatives) however much; however many; (constructing parallel comparatives) “the..., the...”
    Mientras más lo hago, más me gusta.
    The more I do it, the more I like it.

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