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"timescale" in English

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timescalenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪm.skeɪl/ us /ˈtaɪm.skeɪl/

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

"timescale" in Business English

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timescalenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪmskeɪl/ us

the period of time that is needed to do an activity or process:

a timescale for sth A draft released late last night contains no firm timescale for cutting emissions.
set/give/determine a timescale The SEC has not yet set a timescale for registration of the new funds.
within/in/over a timescale You have the right to cancel your order if it fails to show within the timescale specified.
put a timescale on sth At present, we are unable to put a timescale on public funding cuts.
a long/short/fixed timescale
a reasonable/tight/agreed timescale
a 90-day/12-month/30-year, etc. timescale Biotech companies typically have a 10 to 15-year timescale for product development.

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