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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).]
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amid

(əˈmɪd) or

amidst

prep
in the middle of; among
[Old English on middan in the middle; see mid1]
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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
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Translations
meziuprostředv
blandtmidt i
á meîal, innan um
tarp
starpvidū
medziuprostred
arasındaortasında

amid

[əˈmɪd] PREPen medio de, entre
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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
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amid(st)

prepinmitten (+gen)
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amid

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