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"time clock" in British English

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time clocknoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​clock which ​employees use to ​record the ​particularpoint in the ​day at which they ​arrive at and ​leavework
(Definition of time clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"time clock" in American English

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time clocknoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑɪm ˌklɑk/
a clock that employees use to ​record the time when they ​arrive at and ​leavework
(Definition of time clock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"time clock" in Business English

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time clocknoun [C]

uk   us   HR, WORKPLACE
a ​machine, sometimes ​connected to a ​computer, that ​records the ​time at which a ​workerstarts and ​finisheswork: Before World War II, almost one-third of Americans were ​factoryworkers punching a timeclock.
(Definition of time clock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “time clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 考勤钟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打卡鐘(上下班記時鐘)…
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