part–time

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adjective \ˈpärt-ˈtīm\

Definition of part–time

  1. :  involving or working less than customary or standard hours a part–time job part–time students

part–time

adverb

part–timer

play \ˈpärt-ˌtī-mər, -ˈtī-\ noun

First Known Use of part–time

1856


PART–TIME Defined for English Language Learners

part-time

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adjective

Definition of part–time for English Language Learners

  • : working or involving fewer hours than is considered normal or standard


PART–TIME Defined for Kids

part–time

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adjective \ˈpärt-ˈtīm\

Definition of part–time for Students

  1. :  involving fewer than the usual hours part-time work

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