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enquanto conj  (no tempo em que)while, whereas conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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as conj (while)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
   (à proporção que)à medida que loc conj
 As he was climbing the ladder, his hammer slipped from his belt.
 Enquanto ele estava subindo a escada, o martelo escorregou do seu cinto.
  À medida que ele vai envelhecendo, ele vai ficando mais ranzinza. Esta frase não é uma tradução do inglês.
while conj (during the time that)  (durante o tempo em que)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 She wrote an email while watching TV.
 Ela escreveu um e-mail enquanto via televisão.
while conj (as long as)  (desde que)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 While you are reading the newspaper, I suppose I'll read my book.
 Enquanto você está lendo o jornal, acho que vou ler meu livro.
while conj (so long as)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 While there is adequate food and water, the people will accept any authority or army.
while conj (at the same time)  (ao mesmo tempo)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 While his hair was dirty, his shirt and trousers were in need of cleaning too.
whereas conj (while in contrast)  (enquanto que em contraste)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  ao passo que loc conj
 He likes broccoli, whereas she hates it.
 Ele gosta de brócolis enquanto ela os detesta.
 Ele gosta de brócolis ao passo que ela os detesta.
whilst conj UK (as long as)  (todo tempo que)enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 You can use the bathroom whilst you are here.
whilst conj UK (whereas)  (enquanto que)ao passo que loc conj
  enquanto conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Whilst I like cats, my wife prefers dogs.
as long as enquanto
  desde que
meanwhile adv (at the same time, simultaneously)  (simultaneamente)enquanto isso loc adv
  entrementes, entretanto advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 The group was having a good time at the party. Meanwhile, the others were at a movie.
 O grupo estava se divertindo na festa. Enquanto isso, os outros estavam no cinema.
between now and then adv (from this moment until a specified future time)neste ínterim, enquanto isso, entrementes loc adv
 You'd better do a lot of work between now and then.
for the time being adv (for now, temporarily)por enquanto, por agora loc adv
 We have decided we can live without television for the time being.
Eat
drink and be merry
expr
(Enjoy life while you can)viver a vida exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  aproveitar enquanto pode expres
 Don't worry about that till you're 50, Jay. For now, eat, drink and be merry!
meantime adv (at the same time)  (ao mesmo tempo)enquanto isso loc adv
for the time being por enquanto
in the meantime enquanto isso
  no meio tempo
so far so good por enquanto tudo bem
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