tell time

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Definition of tell time

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: to be able to know what time it is by looking at a clock My son is just learning to tell time.
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“Tell time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tell%20time. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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