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timescale

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtimescaletime‧scale, time scale /ˈtaɪmskeɪl/ ●○○ noun [countable] especially British English 🔊 🔊 PERIOD OF TIMEthe period of time it takes for something to happen or be completed 🔊 The timescale for completing the work would be fairly tight.
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timescaleThis is generally held to be wildly optimistic, and in some quarters, an impossible timescale.Patients need information regarding the treatment plan, its timescale and any alternative options should the side-effects become too severe to continue.Lengthy timescales often mean a changing external environment into which the innovation has to be introduced, and impact upon the benefits.Because of the timescale the estate agents being paid up to £10.95 for each house valued are thought to be rushing the work.If we fail to meet any of these timescales we will pay you £5.00 for every complete day your supply is interrupted.The clean coal project, he said, was to have a five-year timetable to replace the original 10-year timescale.
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