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phase
as in:  during the first phase


It is a planned community that will be built in 5 phases.
  a period of time or a stage during the development of something
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Do not confuse this with the word faze which sounds the same and means "to disturb".
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  • It is a planned community that will be built in 5 phases.
  • We finished the first phase of the project.
  • I remember the portrait of him up in Gatsby’s bedroom, a gray, florid man with a hard, empty face — the pioneer debauchee, who during one phase of American life brought back to the Eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • That was either a phase or a ploy to get attention and drive Cindy crazy.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin

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  • It was sharply different from the West, where an evening was hurried from phase to phase toward its close, in a continually disappointed anticipation or else in sheer nervous dread of the moment itself.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • It was sharply different from the West, where an evening was hurried from phase to phase toward its close, in a continually disappointed anticipation or else in sheer nervous dread of the moment itself.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • Maybe we all think we’re gay at one point or another? That’s how I rationalized it for so long. ... it’s like I wanted so badly for it to be a phase and I convinced myself that if I made it one, then it was one.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
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