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time frame

noun [C, usually singular] ( also timeframe, time-frame)
 
 
a particular period of time in which something must be done: within a time frame The company may not meet its targets within the time frame. a 120-day/24-month/10-year time frame a limited/short/long time framea time frame for sth Yesterday, the troubled airline publicly announced a time frame for a possible liquidation.a time frame for doing sth A good project manager must have a solid grasp of the team's workload, productivity, and timeframe for completing the project.put/set a time frame on sth It's hard to put a time-frame on how long it will take to implement the recommendations.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (安排進行某活動的)時間框架,時間範圍…
in Chinese (Simplified) (安排进行某活动的)时间框架,时间范围…
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