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English definition of “stint”

stint

noun [C]     /stɪnt/
a fixed or limited period of time spent doing a particular job or activity : He has just finished a stint of compulsory military service . Perhaps her most productive period was her five-year stint as a foreign correspondent in New York.Periods of time - general words
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