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time frame

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtime frameˈtime frame noun [countable]  the period of time during which you expect or agree that something will happen or be done There is a ten year time frame for the implementation of the new policies.
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time frameHe did not give a time frame for achieving this goal.But it was always widely feared that the narrow time frame was far too short and would work against an effective peace.Despite all the talk expected to come from both sides, they know they are operating in a short time frame.Is this shorter time frame relevant morally?Furthermore, the time frame for completing the transaction may not allow the luxury of negotiating heads.He declined to comment on the time frame for another discount rate cut.We're unlikely to finish the project within the two-year time frame.
From Longman Business Dictionarytime-frameˈtime-frame noun [countable] the period of time during which you expect or agree that something will happen or be donetime-frame forThe 60-day time-frame for completion of the report seems reasonable.time-frame onMost on-line shopping sites will put a time-frame on the delivery of their products.
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