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English definition of “period”

period

noun [C] (BLOOD)    /ˈpɪə.ri.əd/ US  /ˈpɪr.i-/
the bleeding from a woman's womb that happens once a month when she is not pregnant: period pains She'd missed a period and was worried.Processes and stages connected with sexual reproduction
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