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"period" Meaning in English

1. an amount of time
Part of speech : noun
Example : a time period of 30 years
2. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
Part of speech : noun
Example : in England they call a period a stop
Synonyms
3. the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
Part of speech : noun
Synonyms
4. a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
Part of speech : noun
Example : ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods
5. the end or completion of something
Part of speech : noun
Example : Death put a period to my endeavors.
6. (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
Part of speech : noun
7. the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
Part of speech : noun

Translation for "period"

period meaning in Spanish : período
  • period meaning in German : Zeitraum
  • period meaning in Japanese : 期間
  • period meaning in Turkish : dönem
  • period meaning in Chinese : 期
  • period meaning in Arabic : فترة
  • period meaning in Polish : Kropka
  • period meaning in Hindi : अवधि
  • period meaning in French : période
  • period meaning in Russian : период
  • period meaning in Tamil : காலம்
  • period meaning in Telugu : కాలం
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