Meaning of “24-hour clock” in the English Dictionary

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(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 ]


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-hour clock?
The meeting is at 4.30, or 16.30 for those using the 24-hour clock system.

(Definition of “24-hour clock” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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