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"part-time" in British English

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part-timeadverb, adjective

uk   /ˌpɑːtˈtaɪm/ us   /ˌpɑːrtˈtaɪm/
B1 If you work part-time or do part-time work, you work for only some of the day or the week: a part-time job After my children were born I decided to go part-time.
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(Definition of part-time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"part-time" in American English

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part-timeadjective, adverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈpɑrtˈtɑɪm/
(of an activity or work) done for periods of time shorter than the usual hours or schedule: She got a part-time job working three days a week. Joe works part-time.
part-timer
noun [C] us   /ˈpɑrtˈtɑɪ·mər/
We have a full-time staff of three, plus two part-timers.
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"part-time" in Business English

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part-timeadjective

uk   /ˌpɑːtˈtaɪm/ us   HR, WORKPLACE
for only some of the hours of the week that people normally work, not all of them: I am retiring in May but will continue doing some self-employed part-time work. a part-time job More and more people are setting up part-time businesses at home. He will stay on at the company as a part-time consultant. She has returned to work on a part-time basis.
part-time
adverb
Many people prefer to work part-time.
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(Definition of part-time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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