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pastime

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɑːs.taɪm/ us    /ˈpæs-/
C2 an activity that is done for enjoyment: Do-it-yourself is the nation's most popular pastime. figurative Suing people, especially doctors, is becoming a national pastime (= common activity) in America.
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Translations of “pastime”
in Korean 취미…
in Arabic تَسلِية…
in French passe-temps…
in Turkish hobi, meşgale, eğlenceli şey…
in Italian passatempo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消遣,娛樂…
in Russian времяпрепровождение, занятие…
in Polish rozrywka…
in Spanish pasatiempo…
in Portuguese passatempo…
in German der Zeitvertreib…
in Catalan passatemps…
in Japanese 娯楽, 趣味, 気晴らし…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消遣,娱乐…
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