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noun [countable/uncountable] formal duration pronunciation in British English /djʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. the period of time during which something continues to happen or exist
    Treatment of the disease depends on its severity and duration.
    duration of: The duration of the film is 110 minutes.
    for the duration of something: Passengers are requested not to smoke for the duration of the flight.
    in duration: The solar eclipse was roughly two minutes in duration.



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