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Meaning of “round-the-clock” in the English Dictionary

"round-the-clock" in British English

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round-the-clockadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌraʊnd.ðəˈklɒk/  us   /-ˈklɑːk/ (also around-the-clock)
happening or done all ​day and all ​night: He's very ​sick and ​needs round-the-clock care.
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(Definition of round-the-clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"round the clock" in American English

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round the clock

all ​day and all ​night without ​stopping: He ​studied round the ​clock, ​losing forty ​pounds during that ​time. He ​requires round-the-clock ​care.
(Definition of round the clock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “round-the-clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 全天的,全天候的, 不分昼夜的…
in Turkish 24 saat, gece gündüz, gün ve gece boyunca…
in Russian круглосуточный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 日夜不停的,不分晝夜的…
in Polish całą dobę…
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