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English definition of “pastime”


noun [C]     /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. → Synonym hobbyPastimes - general words
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