period of time

period of time
index date, duration, phase (period)

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  • period of time — noun an amount of time (Freq. 7) a time period of 30 years hastened the period of time of his recovery Picasso s blue period • Syn: ↑time period, ↑period • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • period of time — The word period conveys the idea of time; therefore of time is redundant in this expression. Also wordy is the phrase lapse of time, since lapse, like period, connotes time. When a specific amount of time is mentioned (a lapse of ten hours), no… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • period of time —    A curiously irresistible expression for many writers, as here: Roth maintained that the problem was not new at all, but rather had been going on for a considerable period of time (Washington Post). Shortening it to for a considerable period or …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • period of time for declaring protest — protesto padavimo terminas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Varžybų nuostatų nurodytas laiko tarpas po rungties, imties, kovos, lenktynių ar rungtynių, per kurį oficialusis komandos atstovas gali paduoti motyvuotą protestą dėl …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • specified period of time — index date Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • time — [tīm] n. [ME < OE tima, prob. < IE * dī men < base * dā(i) , to part, divide up > TIDE1] I duration; continuance 1. indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every… …   English World dictionary

  • period — pe‧ri‧od [ˈpɪəriəd ǁ ˈpɪr ] noun [countable] a particular length of time: • She has been taken on for a 6 month trial period. acˈcounting ˌperiod ACCOUNTING a period of time to which a particular payment is related for accounting or tax purposes …   Financial and business terms

  • Period — Pe ri*od, n. [L. periodus, Gr. ? a going round, a way round, a circumference, a period of time; ? round, about + ? a way: cf. F. p[ e]riode.] 1. A portion of time as limited and determined by some recurring phenomenon, as by the completion of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • time — I noun age, chronology, duration, end of the matter, era, extent, interlude, interim, interval, period, tenancy, tenure, term associated concepts: time being of the essence, time certificate, time deposit, time fixed by agreement, time of absence …   Law dictionary

  • Time-out (parenting) — Time out, painting by Carl Larsson A time out involves temporarily separating a child from an environment where inappropriate behavior has occurred, and is intended to give an over excited child time to calm down. It is an educational and… …   Wikipedia

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