Translation: from spanish

over a period of years

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  • period — pe‧ri‧od [ˈpɪəriəd ǁ ˈpɪr ] noun [countable] a particular length of time: • She has been taken on for a 6 month trial period. acˈcounting ˌperiod ACCOUNTING a period of time to which a particular payment is related for accounting or tax purposes …   Financial and business terms

  • Over the Hedge (film) — Over the Hedge Theatrical release poster Directed by Tim Johnson Karey Kirkpatrick …   Wikipedia

  • over — [ō′vər] prep. [ME ouer < OE ofer, akin to Ger über, ober < IE * uper (orig. a compar. of * upo, up) > L super, Gr hyper] 1. a) in, at, or to a position up from; higher than; above [a canopy over the bed, in water over his knees] b) on… …   English World dictionary

  • over — o|ver1 [ ouvər ] function word *** Over can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or a pronoun): a bridge over the river Two men were fighting over her. (followed by a number or amount): It happened over a hundred… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • over — 1 preposition 1 above or higher than something, without touching it: A lamp hung over the table. | She leaned over the desk to answer the phone. | The sign over the door said Mind your head . opposite under 1 (1), see also: above 1, across 1 2 on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — I UK [ˈəʊvə(r)] / US [ˈoʊvər] adverb, preposition *** Summary: Over can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or a pronoun): a bridge over the river ♦ Two men were fighting over her. (followed by a number or amount) …   English dictionary

  • period — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 length of time ADJECTIVE ▪ extended, lengthy, long, prolonged, sustained ▪ brief, limited, short …   Collocations dictionary

  • over*/*/*/ — [ˈəʊvə] grammar word I summary: Over can be: ■ a preposition: a bridge over the river ♦ It happened over a hundred years ago. ■ an adverb: He fell over and broke his arm. ■ used after the verb ‘to be : The exams will be over soon. 1) above sb/sth …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — /oh veuhr/, prep. 1. above in place or position: the roof over one s head. 2. above and to the other side of: to leap over a wall. 3. above in authority, rank, power, etc., so as to govern, control, or have jurisdiction regarding: There is no one …   Universalium

  • over — o•ver [[t]ˈoʊ vər[/t]] prep. 1) above in place or position: the roof over one s head[/ex] 2) above and to the other side of: to leap over a wall[/ex] 3) above in authority, rank, power, etc.: no one over her in the department[/ex] 4) so as to… …   From formal English to slang


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