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overtime

noun [U]  us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌtɑɪm/
time worked in addition to your usual job hours: Approval must be granted for overtime before the work has been performed. Overtime is also the period of time in a game, such as football or basketball , in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game.
overtime
adjective, adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌtɑɪm/
I’m working overtime this week.
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