Awhile - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈwaɪl|  American pronunciation of the word awhile
Brit.  |əˈwʌɪl|  British pronunciation of the word awhile

adverb

- for a short time

sit down and stay awhile
they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West

Examples

I'm going to sit and rest awhile.

The rumor had been around awhile.

they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West

...put off your coat and stay awhile...

He cleared his throat, and was silent awhile.

...take off your coat and stay awhile...

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