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stintnoun [C]

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

a period of time spent doing a particular job 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 small amount 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)

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stintnoun [C]

uk   /stɪnt/ us  
a period of time spent 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 electronics factory.a stint as sth Bob resigned last summer after a two year stint as finance director.
(Definition of stint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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