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English definition of “period”

period

noun [C]     /ˈpɪəriəd/
TIME B1 a length of time : a 24-hour period a period of four months Periods of time - general words
SCHOOL/SPORTS B1 one of the equal parts of time that a school day or sports game is divided intoClasses, courses and courseworkPeriods of time - general wordsSpecific periods of time
WOMEN the time each month when blood comes out of a woman's uterus Processes and stages connected with sexual reproduction
MARK US (UK full stop) a mark (.) used at the end of a sentence , or to show that the letters before it are an abbreviation Punctuation
(Definition of period noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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