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28 Mar 2021 — Whilst

 

What other words can be used in place of "whilst", which has become obsolete (out of date) in American English?

 

/ ʰwaɪlst, waɪlst /

International Olympic Committee encourages vaccination

Whilst not a prerequisite to participation, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would still encourage and assist individual countries to vaccinate their teams ahead of arrival.

 

Choose one option to fix the sentence.
 

1.

While not a prerequisite to participation, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would still encourage and assist individual countries to vaccinate their teams ahead of arrival.

2.

Though not a prerequisite to participation, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would still encourage and assist individual countries to vaccinate their teams ahead of arrival.

3.

When not a prerequisite to participation, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would still encourage and assist individual countries to vaccinate their teams ahead of arrival.

4.

Whereas not a prerequisite to participation, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would still encourage and assist individual countries to vaccinate their teams ahead of arrival.

 

GLOSSARY

  • admit (Verb) – agree slowly and unwillingly that something is true or someone else is right. The assistant finally admitted his mistake.
  • concede (V) – give in, give up, hand over, yield
  • encourage (V) – urge, inspire or promote. My parents encouraged me to learn to play the piano.
  • obsolete (Adjective) – out of date, no longer used, has been replaced by something newer. Telephones with dials are obsolete.
  • participation (Noun) – taking part in an event or activity. The teacher expects our participation in class discussions.
  • prerequisite (Adj) – required before someone can participate, take part in a particular activity. requisite (Adj) – required, necessary. Knowing how to swim is a prerequisite to (for) becoming a lifeguard.

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