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The long dry period ended with torrential rain.
A decision has to be made within a period of three months.
They reached these conclusions in a relatively short period of time.
Their collection is confined solely to the Roman period.
This is described as the artist's angry period.
They have another period of science this afternoon.
I realized I might be pregnant when I missed my period.
You are not going out tonight, period.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of period from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.