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a·mid

 (ə-mĭd′) also a·midst (ə-mĭdst′)
prep.
Surrounded by; in the middle of.

[Middle English : a-, in; see a-2 + mid, middle (from Old English midde, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots).]

amid

(əˈmɪd) or

amidst

prep
in the middle of; among
[Old English on middan in the middle; see mid1]

a•mid

(əˈmɪd)

also amidst



prep.
1. in the middle of; surrounded by; among.
2. in or throughout the course of; during.
[before 1000; Middle English amidde, Old English amiddan, for on middan in (the) middle. See a-1, mid1]
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amid

amidst
preposition
1. during, among, at a time of, in an atmosphere of He cancelled a foreign trip amid growing concerns of a domestic crisis.
2. in the middle of, among, surrounded by, amongst, in the midst of, in the thick of a tiny bungalow amid clusters of trees
Translations
meziuprostředv
blandtmidt i
á meîal, innan um
tarp
starpvidū
medziuprostred
arasındaortasında

amid

[əˈmɪd] PREPen medio de, entre

amid

[əˈmɪd] prep
(= during) [+ noise, shouting] → au milieu de, parmi
BUT La Grande-Bretagne et les Etats-Unis étaient en alerte maximale hier soir dans un climat de peur d'une attaque terroriste de représailles.
(= surrounded by) [+ trees, fields, rocks, rubble] → au milieu de

amid(st)

prepinmitten (+gen)

amid

[əˈmɪd] amidst [əˈmɪdst] prep (frm, liter) → in mezzo a, fra, tra

amid,

amidst

(əˈmid(st)) preposition
in the middle of; among. Amid all the confusion, the real point of the meeting was lost; amidst the shadows.
References in periodicals archive ?
AMIDS is now used by the airline at three Swiss airports.
AMIDS, which has been on the market for a couple of years, is seen as an advanced version of SAPHIR, the system it has been built to replace, says the company.
In addition to the three Swiss airports, AMIDS is now in operation at Manchester and Bahrain and is playing a part in Hong Kong's new airport at Chek Lap Kok due to open in April 1998.