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  • n. A fixed point of time in the future where certain processes will be evaluated or assumed to end.


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  • Well spotted skip. I heard this on the radio and was thinking about listing. Glad I don't have to now because it doesn't appeal much as an expression. As an item of (deliberately?) fuzzy political jargon, though, it has to be noted.

    July 19, 2008

  • It's like a time line, but without any dates. Sort of...

    "US President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have agreed to set a "time horizon" for US troop withdrawals as part of a long-term security pact, the White House said."

    July 19, 2008