from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- conj. Chiefly British While.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- conj. While, at the same time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. While.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as while, or whiles, in all its senses.
- In the mean time.
Do it for a term whilst grooming a good successor on (or especially put onto) the GLA and, if you do a good job, you will be rewarded with a place in a future Cabinet, future (elected or unelected) Upper House etc, whatever you want.
According to the Independent Schools Council parents hoping to send their child to a private school will mean shelling out, on average, Â£3,000 a term whilst fees including student boarding are usually around Â£7,500.
I find the image of a traditional British bobby with his arm round the shoulder of the late, unlamented, Sadam Hussein whilst waving a wedge of notes a design classic. on July 29, 2009 at 8: 57 pm R/T
I did have a fantasy last night, whilst watching the three of four useful idiots who put the windows of RBS in whilst surrounded by at least 30 if not 50 journalists, of locking up the press pack who were there on conspiracy charges and assisting an offender.
We invite open-minded and perceptive people to feel the Buddha within whilst trekking from lush tropical forests to the arid high plateaus.
From one hand he uses gouache, hand painted monochromed based objects whilst from the other hand he uses â€œDepth Mapâ€ a technique where every pixel on the object is a shade of gray that is proportional to its distance from the object looking at it.
I was awarded the Purple Heart for hand-to-hand conflict I was involved in whilst in Mogadishu,
The BoE is short of £200bn and buying that back will not be so easy short term whilst the Bank's MPC has to come to terms with the now massive cumulative overshoot of the CPI against target.
Quote of the night from Conservative Home's live blogging, which I was reading and participating in whilst watching the programme and live blogging here - who says only women can multitask?
One item that I will repeat is a quote from Peter Hain whilst he was Leader of the House of Commons, he sad this on 26 June 2003 It is of the greatest importance that the conduct of Members of the House meets, and is seen to meet, the high standards expected by the Wicks committee [on standards in public life], and also by our constituents.