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"time and a half" in British English

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time and a halfnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​usualpay for a ​job with ​half the ​usualpayadded on to it
(Definition of time and a half from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"time and a half" in American English

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time and a halfnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɑɪm ən ə ˈhæf/
payment for ​work that is 50 ​percent more than the ​usualrate
(Definition of time and a half from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"time and a half" in Business English

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time and a halfnoun [U]

uk   us   HR
a ​rate of ​pay for ​workers that is fifty ​percent more than they usually get, that they ​earn for ​working more ​hours than usual or for ​working during a ​publicholiday: Controllers are paidtime and a half when they ​workovertime.
(Definition of time and a half from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “time and a half”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相当于平时一倍半的(加班)工资…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相當於平時一倍半的(加班)工資…
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