duration

[ doo-rey-shuh n, dyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF duration

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DURATION

A difficulty arose respecting the duration of the armistice.

A month will decide the one, perhaps: But what a duration of woe will the other be!

An interval of some duration elapsed, in which there was no bid for Mrs General.

Cornelius joined in Sir Ulick's laugh, which shortened its duration.

His reputation has soared in proportion to the duration of her absence.

The last illness of Mr. Hill was of about five weeks duration.

And after that there came a pause, short in duration, certainly, but very significant.

But the duration of their sovereignty was as a summer cloud or morning dew.

The duration of the storm was only a matter of a few minutes.

I—I'd like to try and enlist for the duration of the war—swear off for that long, anyhow.

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