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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdurationdu‧ra‧tion /djʊˈreɪʃən $ dʊ-/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable]  PERIOD OF TIMEthe length of time that something continues The course is of three years’ duration.for the duration (of something) The package includes cycle hire for the duration of your holiday.
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durationFor example although duration is commonly measured for tantrums, this does not exclude the possibility of measures of frequency.Zoe's temper tantrums had increased both in volume and duration.Speed is of no consequence, but duration is vital, the very nub of the matter.These workshops, usually of one or two days' duration, bring teachers and industrial managers together.These patients were characterised by an early onset and long duration of pernicious anaemia.The doctor will ask you about the duration and frequency of your headaches.According to the event, the duration of this state may last from just a few months to many years.It was decided that we would stay with my cousins for the duration of the war.Such meetings can last all day and night, or for the duration of the trip.I stayed there for the duration to try and prove to myself that I was able to do it.To avoid injuries, increase the duration of your exercise gradually.He refused to comment on his salary or the duration of his contract.The duration of the semiconductor design right depends on if and when the topography is commercially exploited.After a long voyage of two years' duration, he arrived in Canton in 1669.for the duration (of something)Deciding the court timetable in order to maintain a high level of attention for the duration of sittings.The claimant should then submit medical certificates for the duration of their absence from work.His insomnia continued for the duration of his depression.Such meetings can last all day and night, or for the duration of the trip.You must content yourself with maintaining your present level and role in the organization for the duration or leave!A crewman was instructed to keep the skipper illuminated with the searchlight for the duration of the long tow to safety.I also learned that we had priority for air support for the duration.The question immediately arises whether a tenancy for the duration of the war creates a good leasehold interest.
From Longman Business Dictionarydurationdu‧ra‧tion /djʊˈreɪʃəndʊ-/ noun [singular, uncountable] the length of time that something continuesWe have hired her for the duration of the project.Economists predict that the recession will be limited in duration.
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