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English noun: period of time

1. period of time (time) an amount of time


SamplesA time period of 30 years.
Hastened the period of time of his recovery.
Picasso's blue period.


Synonymsperiod, time period


Broader (hypernym)fundamental measure, fundamental quantity


Narrower (hyponym)age, air alert, bimester, bimillenary, bimillennium, bloom, blossom, bout, bronze age, calendar day, calendar month, calendar week, canicular days, canicule, century, civil day, clotting time, continuance, dark, dawn, day, day, daylight, daytime, decade, decennary, decennium, dog days, downtime, drought, drouth, duration, duty tour, early days, efflorescence, elapsed time, enlistment, epoch, era, eve, evening, evening, extra time, festival, field day, flower, flush, forenoon, fortnight, generation, Golden Age, great year, half life, half-century, half-life, hebdomad, heyday, hitch, honeymoon, hospitalization, hour, hours, incubation period, Indian summer, indiction, iron age, lactation, lease, life, life, life, life-time, lifespan, lifetime, long haul, long run, long time, lunar time period, lustrum, mid-April, mid-August, mid-December, mid-February, mid-January, mid-July, mid-June, mid-March, mid-May, mid-November, mid-October, mid-September, midweek, midwinter, millenary, millennium, month, morn, morning, morning time, multistage, nap, night, night, night, night, nighttime, noviciate, novitiate, occupation, Olympiad, overtime, past, peacetime, peak, phase, phase of the moon, Platonic year, prehistoric culture, prehistory, prime, prohibition, prohibition era, puerperium, quadrennium, quarter, quarter-century, question time, quinquennium, rainy day, real time, real time, regulation time, reign, run, running time, Saint Martin's summer, school, school day, schooltime, season, season, season, semester, shelf life, silly season, silver age, sleep, stage, study hall, term, term of a contract, term of enlistment, test period, tide, time, time, time frame, time limit, time of life, time of year, time off, times, tour, tour of duty, travel time, trial period, trimester, twelvemonth, two weeks, uptime, usance, wartime, watch, week, week, weekend, window, work time, year, year, year, years, youth, yr


Instance hyponymBronze Age, Eolithic, Eolithic Age, Epipaleolithic, Great Schism, Iron Age, Lower Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Mesolithic Age, Middle Paleolithic, Neolithic, Neolithic Age, New Stone Age, Palaeolithic, Paleolithic, Paleolithic Age, Stone Age, Upper Paleolithic









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