latency period

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The Cybill phase was brief, but intense, and abruptly ended what Freud and Woody Allen called the latency period. Mick Lasalle, San Francisco Chronicle, "Ask Mick LaSalle: What movies did you really like when you were 10?," 20 Dec. 2017

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1910, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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