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1 period /ˈpirijəd/ noun
plural periods
1 period
/ˈpirijəd/
noun
plural periods
Learner's definition of PERIOD
[count]
: a length of time during which a series of events or an action takes place or is completed
often + of
see also cooling-off period
: a length of time that is very important in the history of the world, a nation, etc.
: a time that is very important in the life of a person
: one of the parts that a school day is divided into
: one of the parts that the playing time of a game (such as hockey) is divided into
US
: a point . used to show the end of a sentence or an abbreviation
called also (British) full stop
used in speech to emphasize that a decision, command, or opinion has been made and will not be changed
2 period /ˈpirijəd/ adjective
2 period
/ˈpirijəd/
adjective
Learner's definition of PERIOD
always used before a noun
: of, relating to, or typical of a particular time in history
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