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The above transcription of duration is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
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An example use of duration in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… limited duration of the customs union …”
Duration is the length of time something lasts.