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stintnoun [C]

 us   /stɪnt/
  • stint noun [C] (PERIOD)

a ​period of ​timespent doing a ​particularjob or ​activity: He took up ​boxing during his stint in the ​army.

stintverb [I]

 us   /stɪnt/
  • stint verb [I] (LIMIT)

to give, take, or use only a ​smallamount of something: She doesn’t stint when it comes to ​buying new ​clothes.
(Definition of stint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stint" in Business English

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stintnoun [C]

uk   us   /stɪnt/
a ​period of ​timespent doing a particular ​job or ​activity: a 30-day/15-month/10-year, etc. stint Mr Rose's ​career has ​included a 17-year stint ​working for M&S. She did a stint in an ​electronicsfactory.a stint as sth Bob ​resigned last summer after a two ​year stint as ​financedirector.
(Definition of stint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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