Meaning of “time lag” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “time lag” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"time lag" in Business English

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time lagnoun [ C ]

uk us also time lapse

a delay that exists between two related things happening:

We expect to see increases in profitable returns from our overseas investments with a time lag of two to three years.
a time lag between There is always a time lag between a loss of competitiveness and what shows up in export figures.
a time lag in (doing) sth Because of the time lag in convening the meeting, shares were suspended for a full day.

(Definition of “time lag” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)