lifetime

Part of speech: noun

The whole period of a life.

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Usage examples "lifetime":

  1. It would be just the same as during Dionysius's lifetime. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. Otherwise, no individual would have a chance to learn it all in a single lifetime, even a lifetime of five hundred years, much less to pass that knowledge on to another. - "Anything You Can Do ...", Gordon Randall Garrett.
  3. How many times- in my lifetime and in yours- have the American people gathered, as they do now, to hear their President tell them of conflict and tell them of danger? - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.