time frame
noun Date: 1964 a period of time especially with respect to some action or project

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  • time frame — UK US (also timeframe, time frame) noun [C, usually singular] ► a particular period of time in which something must be done: within a time frame »The company may not meet its targets within the time frame. »a 120 day/24 month/10 year time frame… …   Financial and business terms

  • time-frame — ˈtime frame noun [countable] the period of time during which you expect or agree that something will happen or be done: time frame for • The 60 day time frame for completion of the report seems reasonable. time frame on • Most on line shopping… …   Financial and business terms

  • time frame — time frames N COUNT The time frame of an event is the length of time during which it happens or develops. [FORMAL] The time frame within which all this occurred was from September 1985 to March 1986... Discussions at the UN could include a time… …   English dictionary

  • time frame — n the period of time during which you expect or agree that something will happen or be done ▪ There is a ten year time frame for the implementation of the new policies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • time frame — n. a given interval of time, esp. in relation to a particular event or process [the time frame for the satellite launch] …   English World dictionary

  • time frame — time ,frame noun count the period of time during which something happens or must happen: TIMESCALE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • time frame — time′ frame n. cvb a period of time during which something has taken or will take place • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • time frame — ► NOUN ▪ a specified period of time …   English terms dictionary

  • time frame — noun a time period during which something occurs or is expected to occur an agreement can be reached in a reasonably short time frame • Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period * * * noun : a period of time especially with respect to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • time frame — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms time frame : singular time frame plural time frames the period of time during which something happens or must happen …   English dictionary

  • time frame — a period of time during which something has taken or will take place: We re talking about a time frame of five minutes for the President s visit. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

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