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    #1

    the time span over which they are measured.

    Can we replace "over which" in the sentence below by "during which" without altering the meaning?

    The magnitude of potential losses increases with the time span over which they are measured.

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    #2

    Re: the time span over which they are measured.

    No.

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    #3

    Re: the time span over which they are measured.

    What would be the difference in meaning?

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    #4

    Re: the time span over which they are measured.

    Why not?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: the time span over which they are measured.

    Because we record things "over a time span" so it has to become "the time span over which".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: the time span over which they are measured.

    • over a period suggests a continuous duration from beginning point to end point of the period in question
    • during an event suggests a point in time or a shorter period some time within the limits of the event

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