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stint

noun [C]  /stɪnt/ us  

stint noun [C] (PERIOD)

a period of time spent doing a particular job or activity: He took up boxing during his stint in the army.

stint

verb [I]  /stɪnt/ us  

stint verb [I] (LIMIT)

to give, take, or use only a small amount of something: She doesn’t stint when it comes to buying new clothes.
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