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visiting hours

noun [plural] uk   us  
the times when you are allowed to go and spend time with someone who is in a hospital, prison, etc.: Visiting hours are between 6 and 9 p.m.
Translations of “visiting hours”
in Chinese (Traditional) (醫院或監獄的)探望時間,探視時間…
in Chinese (Simplified) (医院或监狱的)探望时间,探视时间…
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