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  • n. Plural form of period.

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Examples

  • Even regress is seen to be a necessary incident in progress, and the seasons which we call periods of decadence to be occasions in which the spirit progresses in secret, recruiting itself not by idleness or rest, but genuinely refreshing and recreating itself.

    Progress and History

  • •Come on back: Georgia coaches can get a retention bonus of up to $50,000 if they stay on staff for certain periods of time, the term of which varies by coach.

    Assistant football coaches see pay rise with unique clauses

  • I am in direct contact with several hundred of my SEAL Teammates whose collective experience covers virtually all time periods from the Korean

    SEAN MICHAEL HERRIN

  • I am in direct contact with several hundred of my SEAL Teammates whose collective experience covers virtually all time periods from the Korean War to the present; I can quickly contact those individuals to verify any specific names, events, or other claims offered by Mr. WINNIN/WINNEN.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • I am in direct contact with several hundred of my SEAL Teammates whose collective experience covers virtually all time periods from the Korean War to the present; I can quickly contact those individuals to verify any specific names, events, or other claims offered by Mr. BRIGGS.

    GARY M BRIGGS

  • Is part of the law an audit requirement where I have to check on the gun at certain periods and report the status (in effect register the gun) to someone?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Mayor Bloomberg’s gun show bill

  • It is invariably difficult to tell right from wrong here just as it was always difficult to tell right from wrong in periods of civil discord anywhere

    Neighborhoods of Merida

  • When the variation within periods exceeds the variation between periods.

    From Far Left to Libertarian, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • My ice-fishing buddies are beside themselves because “safe” ice, which has been spotty all winter thanks to early snowfall and lack of prolonged subzero periods, is all but gone from our favorite fishing holes.

    Think Progress » Fifteen States Have Polluter-Driven Resolutions To Deny Climate Threat

  • "So, those types of policies can only be implemented for short term periods if you don't want to get into a fiscal problem."

    Nations Seek to Prevent Uprisings by Controlling Food Prices

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