- (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /waɪlst/, /hwaɪlst/
- (UK) IPA(key): /wʌɪlst/
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- (Britain, rare or literary in North America) While, at the same time.
- Drivers must switch off engines whilst on stand. ― (instruction on a bus stand sign)
- Mostly restrained to use in British English.
- Rare in North America and may be considered archaic, pedantic, or pompous.
while, at the same time — See also translations at while