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daylight saving timenoun [U]

 us   /ˈdeɪˌlɑɪt ˈseɪ·vɪŋ ˌtɑɪm/
the time set usually one ​hourlater in ​summer so that there is a ​longerperiod of ​light in the ​evening
(Definition of daylight saving time from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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daylight saving timenoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation DST)
the ​time used in summer in some countries, usually with clocks set one hour ​ahead of ​standardtime in ​order to give more ​light in the evening
(Definition of daylight saving time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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