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"timekeeper" in British English

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timekeepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtaɪmˌkiː.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
an ​object or ​person that ​records (an ​amount of) ​time: There's no ​point in having a ​clock which ​looksattractive if it isn't a good timekeeper (= if it doesn't show the ​correcttime). a ​person who ​records the ​amount of ​time that ​people taking ​part in a ​race or ​competition take to ​finish the ​race or ​competition, or the ​amount of ​time that ​people at ​workspendworking on ​theirjobsa good/bad timekeeper a ​person who usually ​arrives on ​time/late for something, ​especiallywork
(Definition of timekeeper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “timekeeper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 计时员, 计时器, (比赛或工作的)计时员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計時員, 計時器, (比賽或工作的)計時員…
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