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prime time

noun

Simple Definition of prime time

  • : the time in the evening when the largest number of people are watching television

  • : the television shows that are on during prime time

  • : the highest or most difficult level of use

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of prime time

  1. 1 :  the time period when the television or radio audience is the largest; also :  television shows shown in prime time

  2. 2 :  the choicest or busiest time

  3. 3 :  big time 2 <a pitcher not yet ready for prime time>

prime–time

adjective

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