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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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Condoms were predominant method of use (19.3%), followed by safe period (7.4%) (Fig.
Out of these 23.38% women, were relying upon natural methods of contraception, 2% were using safe period and 21.2% abstinence for contraception.
However, he said a vet, whose name he did not divulge, confided that he had administered more than 3,000 fetlock injections over a ten-year period, respecting the 14-day safe period, and had had no positive identified.
Q MY boyfriend won't use a condom and doesn't want me to use any other form of contraception, so the only time we can make love is during my safe period. However, I am really worried about getting pregnant especially as he's a strict Catholic and will not entertain the idea of me having an abortion.
"It is such a problem to quantify it and how do you determine the safe period after opening?" she asked.
But the pair, who both work as part-time instructors at Swansea College's outdoor pursuits department, apparently overslept the next morning and missed the safe period for walking back to the mainland.
The release will take place at historic Paxton House, which is several miles upstream and will allow the birds a safe period to acclimatise and get used to fending for themselves.
Charlton had been treating Three Valleys for mucus in the lungs in the run-up to the race but the Beckhampton trainer said: 'He was withdrawn from veterinary treatment nine days before the guidelines (veterinary and Jockey Club), which suggest that six-and-a-half days should be a safe period for clenbuterol,' Trainers concerned over the guidelines have the chance to air their views at pre-arranged meetings with Jockey Club officials shortly.
Falope, claims that retrofitting old aircraft within a reasonably safe period is the only solution to keep them in the air.
The refusal in Kenya to provide adolescents with information and services has left the 'safe period' as their only protective option and pregnancy as the overriding concern.

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