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  • n. Plural form of lifetime.

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Examples

  • In fact, the almost insane home appreciation that they have benefited from over their lifetimes is the biggest reason that seniors as a group have so much mre wealth than they used to.

    Social SecurityAnalysis, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Many of the stoves have been made from local materials and by villagers without artisanal skills, resulting in short lifetimes in day-to-day household use.

    Chapter 10

  • However, we are writing now because we believe that in the current political situation, we're fucked come what may - but our best chance of getting our grasping socialist mitts on Cabinet salaries again within our lifetimes is if we get rid of you.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I strongly suspect that studies showing that college graduates earn x% more than high school graduates in aggregate over their lifetimes are actually masking the fact that certain majors (english, anthropology, etc) provide little to know earnings boost on average and certain other majors (engineering, science, etc) provide much larger income boosts than are reflected in the aggregate numbers.

    My Education Rant, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "And all of you believe, like I do, that when one in three Native American women will be raped in their lifetimes, that is an assault on our national conscience; it is an affront to our shared humanity; it is something that we cannot allow to continue."

    Mark Trahant: "Docs or Cops?" Domestic Violence Is a Public Health Issue in Indian Country

  • The fiat currency lab experiment of our lifetimes was the anomaly in history, not vice versa.

    Bernanke Croons A Remake Of 'I Am Not A Crook'

  • One thing people have missed -- I'm involved in investing in technologies -- we are on the cusp, as an example, of what I believe is the biggest technology trend of our lifetimes, which is wireless broadband mobility.

    The New Role of Private Money

  • Roy in Chicago writes: "It's ironic that someone in the media is asking this question, as the proliferation of the media in our lifetimes is the cause of this problem."

    CNN Transcript Jan 21, 2009

  • The battle lines that count now, in this country, and that will continue to count for our lifetimes are the ones between rich and poor, and the only candidate who deserves our vote is the one who promises to show leadership on the front lines of economic reparation.

    Our Man in Baghdad -- John McCain

  • Parish clergy will probably note with wry familiarity this shift in attitude and how it impacts on regular church attendance; and another of the substantive cultural changes that we have seen in our lifetimes has been the gradual spread of the 'patron' mentality in Catholic as well as Protestant environments.

    The Spiritual and the Religious: Is the Territory Changing?

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