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"24-hour clock" in British English

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24-hour clocknoun [S]

uk   /twen.tiˌfɔː.raʊə ˈklɒk/  us   /twen.t̬iˌfɔːr.aʊr ˈklɑːk/
the ​system of using 24 ​numbersinstead of twelve to refer to the ​hours in the ​day
(Definition of 24-hour clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"24-hour clock" in Business English

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24-hour clocknoun [S]

uk   us   MEASURES
the ​system of using 24 ​numbers instead of 12 to refer to the ​hours in the day: Does the ​video use a 12- or ​24-hourclock? The ​meeting is at 4.30, or 16.30 for those using the ​24-hourclocksystem.
(Definition of 24-hour clock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “24-hour clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 24小时制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 24小時制…
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