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Meaning of part time

part' time'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a period of time that is less than the usual or full time. Cf.

part-time

Pronunciation: (adj.pärt'tīm"adv.pärt'tīm'), [key]
— adj.
  1. employed to work, used, expected to function, etc., less than the usual or full time: a part-time clerk.
  2. lasting, requiring, or being in force only a part of the time: part-time employment; part-time jobs.
—adv.
  1. on a part-time basis:Cf. to work part-time.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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