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At the same time as something else (is happening). Even as I worked on my degree in psychology, I knew I would never be happy as a therapist.
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even as

(formal) just at the same time as somebody does something or as something else happens: Even as he shouted the warning the car skidded.
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"In any case," nonbelievers can say, "no one will know of the evil I am secretly doing." But those who do not believe think that no one is watching them from on high, and therefore they also know that--precisely for this reason--there is not even a Someone who may forgive.
Even as my bones poked out from under my skin, I could not admit to anyone--including myself--how incredibly sick I was.
Credit spreads have continued to widen even as interest rates have gone down.
In adopting a common monetary policy and currency, the European Union implicitly acknowledged this fact, even as it occasionally groused about some of the ways in which the new American hegemony was being expressed.
When [photography] was first invented in the nineteenth century, people were fascinated by the realism of the camera even as they acknowledged the artifice of the pose.