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FOR A WHILE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does for a while mean? 

FOR A WHILE (adverb)
  The adverb FOR A WHILE has 1 sense:

1. for a short time

  Familiarity information: FOR A WHILE used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOR A WHILE (adverb)


Sense 1for a while [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

For a short time

Synonyms:

awhile; for a while

Context examples:

sit down and stay awhile / they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West / the baby was quiet for a while


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