period

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɪəriəd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɪriəd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pērē əd)


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period

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [short, brief, long, lengthy, reduced] period (of time)
  2. the [specified, determined, stated, given, agreed] period
  3. (over) a three- [week, month, year] period
  4. the [first, second, third, last, final] period
  5. a [geological, historical, time] period
  6. the [Cretaceous, Jurassic] Period
  7. the [goalkeeper, player] was [injured, hurt] in the [first] period
  8. [charge, calculate, measure, analyze] by period
  9. [it happened, they existed] in the same period
  10. has [math, science, history] in the first period
  11. (my) first period is [math]
  12. a short period of [pain, terror, illness, time]
  13. in [control, trouble, the lead] for a short period
  14. a period of [10 years]
  15. the period from [January to March, 1850-1900]
  16. [during, over, for] the period (of)
  17. (my daughter) just got her first period
  18. I just got my period
  19. am on my period (right now)
  20. missed my period this month
  21. did you get your period?
  22. my period is (a week) late
  23. am late for my period
  24. the [sentence, paragraph] doesn't contain any periods
  25. forgot [to use, the] period
  26. we are not [going, leaving, stopping], period
n as adj
  1. (suffer from) period pain
  2. is a period [piece, drama]
  3. in period [costume, dress]
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