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period /'piəriəd/
  • danh từ
    • kỷ, kỳ, thời kỳ, giai đoạn, thời gian
      • the periods of history: những thời kỳ lịch sử
      • periods of a disease: các thời kỳ của bệnh
      • a period of rest: một thời gian nghỉ
    • thời đại, thời nay
      • the girl of the period: cô gái thời nay
    • tiết (học)
    • ((thường) số nhiều) kỳ hành kinh
    • (toán học); (vật lý); (thiên văn học) chu kỳ
      • period of a circulating decimal: chu kỳ của một số thập phân tuần hoàn
      • period of oscillation: chu kỳ dao động
    • (ngôn ngữ học) câu nhiều đoạn
    • (ngôn ngữ học) chấm câu; dấu chấm câu
      • to put a period to: chấm dứt
    • (số nhiều) lời nói văn hoa bóng bảy
    • tính từ
      • (thuộc) thời đại, mang tính chất thời đại, mang màu sắc thời đại (đã qua) (đồ gỗ, quần áo, kiến trúc)
    Concise Dictionary
    periods'pɪrɪəd /'pɪər-
    noun
    +an amount of time
    +one of three periods of play in hockey games
    +a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time
    +the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
    +the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
    +a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
    +a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
    +the end or completion of something

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch; while; Colloq chiefly Brit patch:
    During the period of his absence, his children had grown up. I waited a short period, then phoned again. We went through a bad period last year.
    2 era, days, epoch, aeon, age, years:
    During the Old English period, very little was written down.
    3 full stop:
    Place periods at the ends of sentences.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adverb, adjective
    + noun
    length of time
    1 a particular length of time: a period of consultation / mourning / uncertainty + The factory will be closed down over a 2-year period / a period of two years. + This compares with a 4% increase for the same period last year. + This offer is available for a limited period only. + The aim is to reduce traffic at peak periods. + You can have it for a trial period (= in order to test it). + The project will run for a six-month trial period. + Tomorrow will be cold with sunny periods.
    See also - COOLING-OFF PERIOD
    2 a length of time in the life of a particular person or in the history of a particular country: Which period of history would you most like to have lived in? + the post-war period + The church dates from the Norman period. + Like Picasso, she too had a blue period. + Most teenagers go through a period of rebelling.
    3 a particular length of time during which rocks are formed: the Jurassic period
    lesson
    4 any of the parts that a day is divided into at a school, college, etc. for study: 'What do you have next period?' 'French.' + a free / study period (= for private study)
    woman
    5 the flow of blood each month from the body of a woman who is not pregnant: period pains + monthly periods + When did you last have a period?
    Compare: MENSTRUATION
    punctuation
    6 (AmE) = FULL STOP noun
    + adverb (spoken, especially AmE) = FULL STOP adv.: The answer is no, period!
    + adjective [only before noun] having a style typical of a particular time in history: period costumes / furniture
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 length of time

    ADJ.

    extended, lengthy, long, prolonged | brief, limited, short
    The offer is only available for a limited period.
    | full
    You have been paid for the full period of your employment with us.
    | fixed, set
    The medication is prescribed for a fixed period of time.
    | indefinite | early, late
    the late Victorian period
    | happy
    a happy period in her life
    | dark, difficult, lean
    a dark period in the country's history
    | critical
    a critical period in the development of the project
    | interim, intervening | transitional | off-peak, peak | Christmas | medieval, Tudor, etc. | inter-war, post-war | accounting | cooling-off
    The customer has the right to cancel the contract during the seven-day cooling-off period.
    | formative
    The most formative period of life is childhood.
    | gestation, incubation | rest | training | waiting | trial
    You can use the software free for a 30-day trial period.
    | time

    VERB + PERIOD

    cover
    the period covered by the book

    PERIOD + VERB

    begin, commence | end | last

    PERIOD + NOUN

    costume, furniture

    PREP.

    after a ~
    after a long period of waiting
    | during/throughout the ~
    during the intervening period
    | for a ~
    We lived in Caracas for a brief period.
    | in/within a/the ~
    Sales have gone up in the last-five-year period.
    | over a/the ~
    There will be a reduced bus service over the Christmas period. Changes were monitored over a period of two months.
    | within a/the ~
    Committee members will not be eligible for re-election within a period of two years.
    | ~ between
    the period between his resigning and finding a new job
    | ~ from … to …
    the period from 1 July to 31 December

    PHRASES

    the beginning/end/start of a period, a period of history, sb's period of office
    Public spending was cut during his period of office.
    | a period of study
    Try breaking your period of study into 20-minute blocks.
    | a period of time
    The balance must be paid within an agreed period of time.
    | a period of transition
    a period of transition between communist rule and democratic government

    2 menstruation

    ADJ.

    heavy, light | menstrual | monthly

    VERB + PERIOD

    have
    I've got my period and don't feel too great.
    | start
    I was thirteen when I started my periods.

    PERIOD + VERB

    start | stop | last

    PERIOD + NOUN

    pains



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