preposition Etymology: Middle English, from present participle of duren to last, from Anglo-French durer, from Latin durare to harden, endure, last, from durus hard; perhaps akin to Sanskrit dāru wood — more at tree Date: 14th century 1. throughout the duration of <
swims every day during the summer
2. at a point in the course of <
was offered a job during a visit to the capital

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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