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amid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishamida‧mid /əˈmɪd/ ●○○ preposition  1 DURINGwhile noisy, busy, or confused events are happening – used in writing or news reports The dollar has fallen in value amid rumors of weakness in the US economy. Demonstrators ripped up the national flag amid shouts of ‘Death to the tyrants!’2 MIDDLE literary among or surrounded by things He sat amid the trees.
Examples from the Corpus
amidThe dollar fell in value amid rumors of weakness in the U.S. economy.Old farm houses could be seen amid the trees.
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