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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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Attorneys representing Spears say Lutfi was preying on the singer during a vulnerable period in her life.
One of our flights during this end of deployment vulnerable period showed just what can happen.
The early childhood period is the most critical and most vulnerable period
However, passively transferred antibodies may protect them at this otherwise vulnerable period in their lives.
Is this yet another example of a multinational company trying to influence mothers during a most vulnerable period through 'scare tactics'?
This was a course of behaviour during a very vulnerable period of her life.
Maternal and neonatal tetanus can be prevented through simple injections given during pregnancy, to protect both a mother and her unborn child during this vulnerable period.
Winter is such a vulnerable period for birds, so winter bird distributions are likely to be very sensitive to change.
Tadecicco says stock finance is ideal for manufacturers; and if the time it takes to convert raw product into stock ready for sale is less than seven days (for example, products made from a plastic injection moulding process), then they will even look at funding the 'Work in Progress' period of the trade cycle--traditionally another vulnerable period for companies.
We are in a very, very severe and vulnerable period in our lives," he said.
Heather Hill-Vasquez in Sacred Players examines medieval drama in its most vulnerable period, early Protestant England, suggesting we should see it as "an important second life for the religious drama in England" rather than as a time of decline (3).
Much like a traditional sense of the word, incubators help young companies survive the early years, a company's most vulnerable period, according to the National Business Incubation Association.
This underscored the notion that adolescence is the most vulnerable period for the onset of SAD, and would be the logical focus of early intervention efforts aimed at reducing its burden and preventing secondary depression, according to Dr.
Myelination as a vulnerable period in brain development.
However, he said: "Changing the running order seemed much the more cost-effective option, so we're not running any chases, except the one on the cross-country course on Friday, during the vulnerable period between 2.