Meaning of full time

full' time'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the number of hours in a period, as a day, week, or month, considered customary for pursuing an activity, esp. working at a job:Cf. part time. The factory now operates on full time.

full-time

Pronunciation: (fool'tīm'), [key]
— adj.
  1. working or operating the customary number of hours in each day, week, or month:Cf. part-time. a full-time housekeeper; full-time production.
—adv.
  1. on a full-time basis.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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