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(less common: whilst we're waiting?) (during the time we're waiting). British English prefers an 's' for words like realise, organise and industrialise, while. Firstly, whilst is more limited in scope than while, and can only be used as a conjunction Anna kept us all entertained whilst we were waiting.
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