period of time


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Synonyms for period of time

an amount of time

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begin strikethrough]In computing any period of time prescribed or allowed by these rules, by order of court, or by any applicable statute, the day of the act or event from which the designated period of time begins to run is not to be included.
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Bottom line: Every part of the country is faced with a daily threat of power grid failure for an extended period of time.
Some governments provide benefits intended to hasten an employee's voluntary termination of services, sometimes referred to as early-retirement incentives, which may be offered for a short period of time or, in some cases, may be part of a longer-standing offer.
The court struggled with evidentiary and scientific issues about how toxic chemicals can cause unique injuries in which a person is harmed over a long period of time before actually becoming aware of the problem.
However, to extend a rate for a significant period of time will cost the purchaser money.
These are loans that carry a fixed rate for a period of time then adjust, usually every year.
The property must remain unclaimed by the owner for a period of time referred to in the law as the "abandonment period" or "dormancy period.
It's really quite an achievement for such a short period of time, because the lead time for selling the service is very long," Lentz says.
This lets you invest in a larger basket of stocks in a shorter period of time.
The challenge of executing a movement that is either new, harder, or for a longer period of time than is usual results in fatigue, tissue breakdown, exhaustion and muscular failure.
Under the terms of this type of trust, you reserve the right to continue residing in the home for a fixed period of time, after which ownership transfers to the trust's beneficiaries.
Recognizing the need for both initial and long-term data, and knowing that it is rare in the industry to monitor samples for an extended period of time, Clariant decided several years ago to dedicate a storage facility to study long-term effects.
This approach - code-named Operation REACT - used the combined resources of the two agencies in a flexible manner for a limited period of time to tackle a Pressing community need.
In a perfectly elastic spring, the force develops instantaneously and does not relax or decay over a period of time.