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"flex" in British English

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flexverb [T]

uk   /fleks/ us   /fleks/

flexnoun [C or U]

uk   /fleks/ us   /fleks/ UK US cord
(a length of) wire with a plastic cover used for connecting a piece of electrical equipment to a supply of electricity: The flex on this iron isn't long enough to reach the socket.
(Definition of flex from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flex" in American English

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flexverb [T]

us   /fleks/
to bend a part of the body, esp. an arm or leg, or to tighten a muscle: Keep your knees flexed at all times.
(Definition of flex from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flex" in Business English

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flexadjective [before noun]

uk   /fleks/ us   WORKPLACE, HR
abbreviation for flexible: used to describe arrangements that allow you to choose the hours that you work, whether you work in the office or at home, etc.: Before a flex arrangement can be implemented, both supervisor and employee must fully understand the arrangement. flex work

flexverb [I or T]

uk   /fleks/ us   WORKPLACE, HR
to work in a way that allows you to choose the times that you work, whether you work in the office or at home, etc.: I wanted to develop my network at the firm before flexing. With the help of my company, I was able to flex my hours.
(Definition of flex from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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