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time frame

The limits of time for any event or occurrence.
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Marketers, therefore, who invoke sexual imagery to sell products, must make sure promotions are offered in a more immediate time frame. Consumers with sex on the brain might be more inclined to spend money more quickly.
Time frames in service learning and community-based research are not always in alignment with those of traditional higher education.
The exception, she said, is the implementation of complaint time frames. "We don't have adequate investigative staff," Martin said, "and we need to maintain the flexibility to address the most serious complaint cases as they arise rather than try to meet arbitrary time frames on all complaint cases."
"Narrowing down the huge volumes of education related news to a simple 'one-click' routine allows us to provide news customized for very specific education professional interest groups within a limited time frame."
Occasionally, OFAC may need additional time to research the entity and the insurer may have to wait for the final determination, which could delay payment past the state-mandated claims-payment time frame. One suggestion is that insurers should begin claimant verification at the time the claim file is opened and proceed with adjusting the claim while OFAC verifies the classification of the claimant, rather than waiting until the claim has been finalized before checking the OFAC list.
Any time you plan to hire a contractor for services, whether it's an engineer for the design of a new sewage disposal system to accommodate the new bunkhouse or a roofing contractor to replace the leaky roof on the dining hall, you must enter into an agreement formalizing the scope of work, cost for services, and time frame for completion.
* Managed-care plans must screen and assess all enrollees within a certain time frame.
Because of the strict time frames and other requirements, taxpayers and their advisers contemplating a deferred like-kind exchange should consider the use of a professional intermediary to assist in the transaction.
In both situations, variance time frames must also be created.
Retirees fell into the following projected time frames of retirement: 1987-1990 (n=27); 1991-1995 (n=53); and 1996-1999 (n=49).
We need suffocating time frames and a fast procedure if we are to arrive at an express solution after 50 years of fruitless efforts.