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Meaning of “pastime” in the English Dictionary

"pastime" in British English

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pastimenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɑːs.taɪm/  us   /ˈpæs-/
C2 an ​activity that is done for ​enjoyment: Do-it-yourself is the nation's most ​popular pastime.figurative Suing ​people, ​especiallydoctors, is ​becoming a ​national pastime (= ​commonactivity) in ​America.
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(Definition of pastime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pastime" in American English

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pastimenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpæsˌtɑɪm/
an ​activity that is done for ​enjoyment: Hockey is Canada’s ​national pastime.
(Definition of pastime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pastime”
in Korean 취미…
in Arabic تَسلِية…
in Malaysian kegiatan masa lapang…
in French passe-temps…
in Russian времяпрепровождение, занятие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消遣,娛樂…
in Italian passatempo…
in Turkish hobi, meşgale, eğlenceli şey…
in Polish rozrywka…
in Spanish pasatiempo…
in Vietnamese sự giải trí…
in Portuguese passatempo…
in Thai งานอดิเรก…
in German der Zeitvertreib…
in Catalan passatemps…
in Japanese 娯楽, 趣味, 気晴らし…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消遣,娱乐…
in Indonesian hobi…
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