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mientras 1

adverb

  • 1 (al mismo tiempo) also mientras tanto yo caliento la comida, tú mientras (tanto) puedes poner la mesa
    I'll heat the food up and while I'm doing that you can set the table or and you can be setting the table meanwhile
  • 2 (esp Latin America) (cuanto) mientras más se le da, más pide
    the more you give him, the more he wants
    mientras menos tenga que tratar con ella, mejor
    the less I have to deal with her the better
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mientras 2

conjunction

  • 3mientras que (con valor adversativo) él ha ganado varios premios, mientras que su hermano es totalmente desconocido
    he has won several awards while or whereas his brother is totally unknown
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