full-time

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full +‎ time

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full-time (not comparable)

  1. Involving a full amount of time spent on some activity, especially a job.
    I have a full-time job, working five days a week.
    Bringing up a child is a full-time activity.
    • 2021 January 13, Paul Stephen, “I'd like to do it all over again”, in RAIL, issue 922, page 46:
      "I finished full-time work in 2005 and then switched to part time, because I liked working and it seemed a shame to leave something I enjoyed.

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full-time (not comparable)

  1. Spending a full amount of time.
    to work full-time
    • 1960 September, “The Select Committee on Nationalised Industries examines British Railways”, in Trains Illustrated, page 524:
      Area Boards are wholly part-time, but their Chairmen are members of the Commission and may work full-time in that capacity.

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