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part of speech: noun

The time in which anything is performed: ( astr.) the time occupied by a body in its revolution: a stated and recurring interval of time: a series of years: length of duration: the time at which anything ends: conclusion: ( gram.) a mark at the end of a sentence (.): ( rhet.) a complete sentence. See DATE, EPOCH, ERA.

part of speech: noun

A definite portion of time, the beginning and end of which are fixed; as, the period of summer; any space of time, or series of years; end: a dot to mark the end of a sentence; in rhetoric, a complete sentence.

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The doctrine held by the Roman Catholic Church that the bread and wine of the Eucharist arechanged into the body and blood of Christ by being consecrated. ...

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