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  • n. Plural form of timetable.

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Examples

  • Much like the train timetables A.J.P. Taylor believed to be the instigators of the first war -- 'once they start you can't stop them' -- it seems momentum now defines man rather than the other way round.

    Evelyn Robert de Rothschild: Where Do We Go From Here?

  • As a child, he said, he collected train timetables, and woke up early to take pictures of the trains that ran through town.

    Let’s Die Together

  • But to give a laundry list of things that you have to include including the word timetables, which Senator McCain especially and particularly rejects with regard to Iraq ...

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2008

  • Contribute to the definition of timetables and cost estimates for new technical aspects of projects.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • At issue, U.S. troops and the so-called timetables in Iraq.

    CNN Transcript May 12, 2007

  • All indications are, of course, here in Washington, as we've been reporting, the notion of timetables, time frames, projections, whatever you want to call it, putting the pressure on Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to begin to set some benchmarks.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2006

  • What the generals appear to be focusing on is the notion of timetables, to turn over province-by-province to those Iraqi security forces, but essentially still be there to help out if it doesn't work as fast as everybody hopes.

    CNN Transcript Nov 15, 2006

  • In a room where boys and girls were to be educated, what I was really learning was that no matter how well I could recite my ABCs, no matter how quickly I could recall my timetables, what I really needed to learn was that I must enjoy the kitchen because it would be my true place for a while to come.

    Serendip's Exchange

  • My freedom and safety; are not based on "timetables".

    McCain's latest Iraq comments draw fire

  • Now he's saying the President deserves "one more chance" and is giving "timetables".

    Archive 2007-01-01

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