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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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The confluence of these factors may be particularly destructive in the short term, they added, noting that the findings could have implications for the development of preventive treatments that focus on depression and stress during this vulnerable period in CHD patients.
But coming across musicians like Brian Eno, Atlas Sound, Aphex Twin, Casino Versus Japan and composers like Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Spiegel and Steve Reich during that weird and vulnerable period really changed the way I thought about music.
He doesn't like to be jammed, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu learned when he tried to push Obama on Iran policy during a vulnerable period in September 2012, shortly before the presidential election.
Dr Hugh Garavan, from the University of Vermont in Canada, who co-led the study, said the vulnerable period between the ages of 14 and 16 was "critical" to a young person's future drinking behaviour.
The joint solution will combine the strengths of Seon as the world's #1 provider of mobile video surveillance equipment for school buses, with RedSpeed's expertise in photo enforcement violation processing in an effort to improve student safety during the most vulnerable period of loading and unloading students.
This odor may deter predators during the vulnerable period when the newly emerged adults are expanding and drying their wings (Gardiner 1967), but there is no empirical evidence to support this hypothesis.
But as the saying goes, things happen for a reason, and thanks to this vulnerable period in my personal life and the opportunity to be alone with my fears and doubts, as well as with my ancestors and the Spirits, and of course with the beautiful piano and ideal sonic conditions, I was able to create at length.
South Africa was saying goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
This means identifying people who are not yet users of the health service but they will be soon because they are entering a vulnerable period of their life.
Scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are testing a new approach designed to speed a patient's recovery of blood counts during a vulnerable period after stem-cell transplant.
That's a very vulnerable period of time for brain development," he said, adding that those with a family history of schizophrenia and psychosis appear to be more affected by the toxic effects of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
In a letter to Denbighshire County Council the consultants say: "It would not result in an over-concentration of non-A1 (retail) uses within the principal shopping frontage and would support the vitality and viability of Rhyl town centre during a vulnerable period by increasing the market appeal of the application site and reducing the potential for any sustained period of vacancy.