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noun [C/U] (MEASUREMENT ON A CLOCK)   /tɑɪm/
a particular moment in the day , as expressed in hours and minutes and shown on a clock , or a particular point in the day , week , month , or year : [U] What time is it? [U] What time do you finish work ? [U] He’s teaching his daughter to tell time (= to recognize what particular point in the day it is by looking at a clock ). [C] I catch the train at the same time every day . [U] Parking is not allowed here at any time (= ever ). Time is also used to refer to the system of recording hours used in different parts of the world : [U] Mountain Standard Time [U] daylight saving time
(Definition of time noun (MEASUREMENT ON A CLOCK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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