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time-scale promotionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈtaɪm.skeɪl prəˌməʊ.ʃən/  us   /ˈtaɪm.skeɪl prəˌmoʊ.ʃən/ Indian English
the ​act of giving someone a ​higher or more ​importantposition or ​rank at ​work because they have been doing ​theirjob for a ​certainlength of ​time: Rohit may not be ​promotedsoon, but he could ​hope for time-scale ​promotion after three ​years or so when he is ​eligible under that ​scheme.
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