Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A period is the dot that marks the end of most sentences in English. (noun) A period is a length of time.

Examples: (noun) Don’t forget to end each sentence with a period. (noun) In this period of time, the farm work was shared evenly between people in the villages. (noun) The dinosaurs lived from late in the Triassic period (about 225 million years ago) until the end of the Cretaceous (about 65 million years ago).

Synonyms: nouns: time. full stop.

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