Definition of time span in English:

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time span

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A period of time between fixed points or marked by the continuation of a particular process: the time span of one human life
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  • Second, Taiwan stretched its preparatory period over a longer time span than did China.
  • Such a large time span meant that a number of styles developed within Gothic architecture and it is common to divide these styles into three sections.
  • In building scenarios, the group used a time span of 20 years, but some of the scenarios are more futuristic than others.

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