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duration
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
the time during which something continues
  • Only for the duration of the national emergency.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (50% in)
  • "In the name of the general welfare," read Wesley Mouch, "to protect the people's security, to achieve full equality and total stability, it is decreed for the duration of the national emergency that"Point One.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (18% in)
  • She stopped for the duration of a glance around her, as if to recapture the place, but there was no recognition of persons in her eyes, the glance merely swept through the room, as if making a swift inventory of physical objects.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (77% in)
  • But it's only for the duration of the emergency!
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (59% in)

There are no more uses of "duration" in Atlas Shrugged.

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