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double time

noun

Simple Definition of double time

  • : payment of a worker at two times the usual rate

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double time

  1. 1 :  a marching cadence of 180 30-inch steps per minute

  2. 2 :  payment of a worker at twice the regular wage rate

1853

First Known Use of double time

1853


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