clock-watching Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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clock-watchingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈklɒkˌwɒtʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈklɑːkˌwɑːtʃ-/ disapproving
the ​act of ​repeatedlylooking to ​see what ​time it is in ​order to ​see how much ​longer you have to ​work
noun [C] uk   /ˈklɒkˌwɒtʃ.ər/  us   /ˈklɑːkˌwɑːtʃ.ɚ/
(Definition of clock-watching from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clock-watching”
in Chinese (Simplified) 总看时间等下班的行为…
in Chinese (Traditional) 總看時間等下班的行為…
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