during the forty-year span from 1913 to 1953 pendant la période de quarante ans entre 1913 et 1953
concentration span durée f de concentration
attention span durée f d'attention
[+wing, plane] envergure f
→ Some eagles have a wing span of one and a half metres.
[+hand] taille f
[+arch] portée f
[bridge, arch] enjamber
→ ... a long lake spanned by a high, iron bridge.
couvrir → She can look back at a career spanning more than half a century.
n capacité f de concentration
His attention span is limited. Il n'arrive pas à se concentrer très longtemps.
[+person] capacité f de concentration
→ Children's concentration spans are very short.
spick and span , spick-and-span
→ The apartment was spick and span.
n période f de temps
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