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duration

noun du·ra·tion \d-ˈrā-shən also dy-\

: the length of time that something exists or lasts

Full Definition of DURATION

1
:  continuance in time
2
:  the time during which something exists or lasts

Examples of DURATION

  1. You should gradually increase the duration of your workout.
  2. <for the whole duration of the speech the bored audience fidgeted>

First Known Use of DURATION

14th century
DURATION Defined for Kids

duration

noun du·ra·tion \d-ˈrā-shən, dy-\

Definition of DURATION for Kids

:  the time during which something exists or lasts <The illness is of short duration.>

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