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  1. A length of time.
    There was a 'period' of confusion following the announcement.
    You'll be on probation for a six-month 'period'.
  2. An epoch, era, time in history or in a person's life.
    Food rationing continued in the post-war 'period'.
    This is one of the last paintings Picasso created during his Blue 'Period'.
  3. A specific length of time that an activity (such as a game or a school day) is conventionally divided into.
    Gretzky scored in the last minute of the second 'period'.
    I have math class in second 'period'.
  4. The minimum interval during which the same characteristics of a periodic phenomenon recur, such as the repetition of a wave or the rotation of a planet.
  5. Female menstruation. See also have a period




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