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English definition of “clock in”

clock in

(UK also clock on) informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with clock   /klɒk/ us    /klɑːk/
to record the time you arrive at work on a special machine: What time did you clock in this morning? Clocking-in time is 9.00 a.m. Working hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
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