short time

noun

Definition of short time

British
: a work schedule in which an employee works fewer hours than usual The company hasn't laid anyone off, but a number of employees have been put on short time.

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“Short time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short%20time. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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