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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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Tonight, and in the days ahead, we will be celebrating the centennial of the birth of this remarkable performer, who had a major career both in the silent period and in the sound period.
She assigned a +3 rating to 77% of the statements made by the medium during the silent period and to 85% of the statements made when she answered the questions aloud.
He developed into one of the best comedy directors of the silent period, working with Harry Langdon, Ben Turpin, Carole Lombard and many others.
THEY must have been wearing falsebeards,'' declared my wife, who,for a silent period of some 20 minutes, had been studying an article in the morning paper, while nibbling the fringes of a wafer biscuit toaidher concentration.
The book introduces Thomas Jefferson's peculiar calculation of "racial math," America's historical obsession with miscegenation, but it is most stimulating, insightful, and informative when it analyzes in full detail each selected historical example, moving from the silent period to 1967.
News media should not interview candidates or their supporters during the silent period and refrain from releasing reports which could inflame ethnic tension or spread fear among voters, he said.
The company didn't respond as it's in the silent period for fund raising.
of Economics, Turkey) provides essays and interviews with French filmmakers whose films span the silent period through the New Wave and beyond: Jean Renoir, Robert Bresson, Jacques Tati, Francois Truffaut, and Eric Rohmer.
Part II discusses various aspects of learning a new language, such as theoretical perspectives, scaffolding, guided participation, the silent period, invisible learning, and the child's role in his or her language development.