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Synonyms for period

Synonyms for period

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

an interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit


a span designated for a given activity


Synonyms for period

an amount of time

Related Words

the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed

the end or completion of something

the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

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The illustration is simplified by assuming that if a woman delays childbearing, the foregone births are redistributed across the remaining childbearing periods of her life in proportion to the baseline birth rates for each age period.
If a woman is not using contraception, she is likely to have a shorter birth interval during childbearing period and high completed fertility at the upper tail end of the childbearing period.
Part 4, What Women Need During the Childbearing Period, discusses the implications of the study's findings as they relate to clinical practice and policymaking.
It has been shown that young, often rural and less educated, women work in factories before their marriage and childbearing period.
For these two groups, birth rates were high for every age group throughout the childbearing period (ages 10-49 years) (Table 1).