Meaning of amid

a•mid

Pronunciation: (u-mid'), [key]
— prep.
  1. in the middle of; surrounded by; among: to stand weeping amid the ruins.
  2. during; in or throughout the course of.

amid-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. ofbefore a vowel: amidase.
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