Definition of 'amid'
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Autumn stepped between the two men and looked through the gap Lonnie had made amid the shrubs. ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH (2001)People who had seemed to be firm friends for life suddenly vanished into thin air amid fading echoes of farewell. LAST SHOT (2001)
Her small eyes set amid the folds of her thin, leathery face were filled with distaste. HARSHINI (2001)
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British English: amid PREPOSITION
If something happens amid noises or events of some kind, it happens while the other things are happening.
He finally appears amid much applause.
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