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duration

du·ra·tion

duration

 
pronunciation:
dr eI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state or quality of existing over time.
The interview was of short duration.The duration of the illness depends on the general health of the patient.
similar words:
continuance, continuation, existence, length
definition 2: the interval of time during which something exists or proceeds.
He slept for most of the duration of the opera.
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synonyms:
continuance, length, span
similar words:
course, life, period, standing, term, time
derivation: durational (adj.)