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"time lag" in British English

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time lagnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​period between two ​relatedevents: There's a ​timelag of about a ​week between having the ​bloodtest and getting the ​results.
(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 ​profitablereturns from our ​overseasinvestments with a ​timelag of two to three ​years.a time lag between There is always a ​timelag between a ​loss of ​competitiveness and what ​shows up in ​exportfigures.a time lag in (doing) sth Because of the ​timelag in ​convening the ​meeting, ​shares were ​suspended for a ​full day.
(Definition of time lag from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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