Definition of 'period'
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Two years are a rather short period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The images of the ideal festive period do not end there. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The festive period can be tough with games coming thick and fast. The Sun (2016)We want to make sure these people enjoy that period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People taking high doses for long periods? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cosy period dramas make for perfect winter viewing but are often filmed in summer. The Sun (2016)When the researchers compared the two time periods they found a strong link between being upset or angry and having a heart attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The average productivity of companies in the study declined by 0.3 per cent over the period of the study. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Often they are way off, and I suspect we are entering one of those periods now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You get hero points or zero points for choosing to take a holiday at certain periods. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is done over a period of one to two weeks. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)Stoke took the lead ten minutes into the second period. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Qualifying periods are something that consumers also need to be aware of. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Progress reviews are held regularly until the end of the period for which the objectives were established. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThere is a period of about two weeks when all these beds burst through. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are right now in the most discouraging period of that long conflict. Christianity Today (2000)This is significantly more interesting than peering at period furniture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The house is full of period character and boasts stunning views. The Sun (2014)This will help you deal with any additional stress over the festive period with ease. The Sun (2013)We will focus on the important games coming up in a short period of time. The Sun (2013)You could look at the period costumes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They visit over a period of days those sites suggested by the most vigorous dances. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)This is a chaotic period during a cycle of amazing growth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he is now expected to arrange and plan a period of training for his troops. The Sun (2008)The traumatic period in its history is now largely glossed over. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It looks at the length of service of current employees added together over a certain period. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The leave can be taken in one period of two weeks or one period of one week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)More vigorous activity for shorter periods had the same effect as less intense exercise carried out for longer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A beautiful period drama based on a true story. The Sun (2014)A Japanese study found that liquorice was of help to women with infrequent periods. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)
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Translations for 'period'
British English: period /ˈpɪərɪəd/ NOUN
A particular period is a particular length of time.
...a period of a few months.
- American English: period
- Arabic: مُدَّةً
- Brazilian Portuguese: período
- Chinese: 时期
- Croatian: period
- Czech: období
- Danish: periode
- Dutch: periode
- European Spanish: periodo
- Finnish: ajanjakso
- French: période
- German: Periode
- Greek: περίοδος
- Italian: periodo
- Japanese: 期間
- Korean: 기간
- Norwegian: tidsrom
- Polish: okres
- European Portuguese: período
- Romanian: perioadă
- Russian: период
- Spanish: periodo
- Swedish: period
- Thai: ระยะเวลา
- Turkish: dönem
- Ukrainian: період
- Vietnamese: thời kỳ
British English: period ADJECTIVE
Period costumes, furniture, and instruments were made at an earlier time in history, or look as if they were made then.
...dressed in full period costume.
Definition of period from the Collins English Dictionary
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