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An example use of meantime in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… but in the meantime based on our current …”
Meanwhile means during the time that something else is happening.
the word meantime occurs in english on average 23.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that meantime can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;