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hour

noun   /aʊər/
A1 a period of time equal to 60 minutes hora It’s a six-hour flight.
hours [plural]
the period of time when a particular activity happens or when a shop, business, etc. is open horario working hours Our opening hours are from 8.00 to 6.00.
hours informal
B1 a long time horas I spent hours doing my homework.
the hour
the point when a new hour begins la hora en punto My watch beeps on the hour.
(Definition of hour from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hour

noun /ˈauə/
(sometimes abbreviated to hrwhen written)
sixty minutes, the twenty-fourth part of a day hora He spent an hour trying to start the car this morning She’ll be home in half an hour a five-hour delay.
the time at which a particular thing happens hora When the hour for action arrives, we’ll be ready. He helped me in my hour of need You can consult him during business hours.
hourly adjective, adverb
(happening or done) every hour de hora en hora, cada hora Take his temperature hourly hourly reports.
hourglass noun
a device that measures time in hours by passing sand from one glass container through a narrow tube into a lower container. reloj de arena
hour hand noun
the smaller of the two hands of a watch or clock, which shows the time in hours. horario
at all hours
at irregular times, especially late at night a cualquier hora He comes home at all hours.
for hours
for a very long time durante horas We waited for hours for the train.
on the hour
at exactly one, two, three etc o’clock (a las horas) en punto Buses leave here for London on the hour until 10 o’clock in the evening.
(Definition of hour from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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