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Synonyms of period in English:


  • 1 he had long periods of depression a six-week period
    British informal patch
  • 2 the post-war period the period of the French Revolution
    era, age, epoch, time, days, years, aeon;
    generation, date
  • 3 a double maths period
    lesson, class, session
  • 4 women who suffer from painful periods
    menstruation, menstrual flow
    technical menses
    archaic time
    rare flowers
  • 5North American a comma instead of a period
  • 6 it's a hard job, period
    and that's that, and that is the end of the matter, full stop, finis
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