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noun [C/U] (SUITABLE POINT)   /tɑɪm/
a point of the day, week, month, or year that is suitable for a particular activity, or at which something is expected to happen: [U] We had enjoyed our visit, but now it was time to go home. [U] Put away your toys, Leni, it’s time for bed. [C] The times for meals are listed on the schedule. [U] This is no time (= not a suitable moment) to change your mind. in time To be in time for something is to arrive at the right moment, before it is too late to do something: We arrived just in time for the show I'm glad you got here in time to see Julie before she goes. The plane is expected to arrive on time (= when scheduled).
(Definition of time noun (SUITABLE POINT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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