Associations to the word «Duration»

Wiktionary

DURATION, noun. An amount of time or a particular time interval.
DURATION, noun. (in the singular, not followed by "of") The time taken for the current situation to end, especially the current war
DURATION, noun. (finance) A measure of the sensitivity of the price of a financial asset to changes in interest rates, computed for a simple bond as a weighted average of the maturities of the interest and principal payments associated with it.

Dictionary definition

DURATION, noun. The period of time during which something continues.
DURATION, noun. The property of enduring or continuing in time.
DURATION, noun. Continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required".

Wise words

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