His fall from grace in the 1980s, followed by his return to Apple in 1996 after a period in the wilderness, is an inspiration to any businessperson whose career has taken a turn for the worse.
The past 15 years or so have been a noticeable period of improvement for food in England," the English chef says, citing the trend in British cuisine for better ingredients, preparation and cooking methods, and more appealing presentation.
Ebola was so deadly and killed so quickly that within a short period of time, there was no one around to infect.
This means that there could be an extra three billion mouths to feed by the end of the century, a period in which substantial changes are anticipated in the wealth, calorie intake and dietary preferences of people in developing countries across the world.
Nobody ever had a better time or did more exotic strange things than I did in an 80-year period.
A period is a length of time.
This crisis might last for a long period of time.
...a period of a few months.
A period in the life of a person, organization, or society is a length of time which is remembered for a particular situation or activity.
...a period of economic good health and expansion...
He went through a period of wanting to be accepted...
A particular length of time in history is sometimes called a period. For example, you can talk about the Victorian period or the Elizabethan period in Britain.
...the Roman period...
No reference to their existence appears in any literature of the period.
Period costumes, furniture, and instruments were made at an earlier time in history, or look as if they were made then.
...dressed in full period costume.
...replicas of period instruments.
Exercise, training, or study periods are lengths of time that are set aside for exercise, training, or study.
They accompanied him during his exercise periods.
At a school or college, a period is one of the parts that the day is divided into during which lessons or other activities take place.
...periods of private study.
...taking his scripts to school in order to learn the lines in free periods.
When a woman has a period, she bleeds from her womb. This usually happens once a month, unless she is pregnant.
Some people say period after stating a fact or opinion when they want to emphasize that they are definite about something and do not want to discuss it further.
I don't want to do it, period.
A period is the punctuation mark (.) which you use at the end of a sentence when it is not a question or an exclamation.