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English definition of “overtime”

overtime

noun [U]     /ˈəʊvətaɪm/ HR, WORKPLACE
time spent working after the usual time needed or expected in a job: We have put in 15 hours of overtime this week. The pay is $7.75 per hour; $11.75 for overtime.
extra payment for working after the usual time: You can earn some overtime by working after 6.00 p.m.eligible/ineligible for overtime If you work 45 hours a week and you are eligible for overtime, then you should get paid time and a half for five hours.be on overtime Everyone is on overtime this weekend.
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