window of opportunity


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window of opportunity

Malpractice The time during which treatment has the best chance of preventing permanent injury. See Golden hour, Point of irreversible injury.
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There was a window of opportunity for strengthening relations with the US when former vice president Joe Biden visited Cyprus in 2014 and spoke of a "strategic partnership" which envisaged a settlement of the Cyprus problem and export of eastern Mediterranean gas to Europe via Turkey.
President, Donald Trump, and agreed that "a window of opportunity" exists to persuade Russia to break ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, May's office said.
Following the recent rejection by the seven North East local authorities of the deal with government, there may still be a short window of opportunity for the three councils north of the Tyne to persuade government that there is nonetheless a sound rationale for granting them devolution powers.
"I have a very short window of opportunity to effect change," Gardiner said.
But the council says there was only a small window of opportunity to carry out the essential work.
The law also provides for a limited window of opportunity to offenders to disclose illicit wealth and escape prosecution.
"The current international environment provides a potentially brief window of opportunity for such adjustment, which should therefore not be delayed," IMF said.
Ritz said: "There's a window of opportunity for the U.S.
He urged all sides in the nuclear row to take advantage of this window of opportunity to address the outstanding issues.
Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot negotiators are making important progress and the US urge all parties to make the most of the current window of opportunity and to restart comprehensive talks, Jennifer Psaki, Spokesperson of the US State Department has said.
WALES has a "window of opportunity" when it comes to changing the way social services are delivered in Wales, it has been claimed.
| BRUSSELS, June 26 (KUNA) -- The election of President Hassan Rohani in Iran provides a window of opportunity for democratic change, a roundtable discussion hosted by the European Parliament on Tuesday has concluded, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said in a press release here Wednesday.