Meaning of “visiting hours” in the English Dictionary

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"visiting hours" in British English

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visiting hoursnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈvɪz.ɪ.tɪŋ ˌaʊəz/ us /ˈvɪz.ɪ.t̬ɪŋ ˌaʊrz /

the times when you are allowed to go and spend time with someone who is in a hospital, prison, etc.:

Visiting hours are between 6 and 9 p.m.

(Definition of “visiting hours” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"visiting hours" in American English

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visiting hoursplural noun

/ˈvɪz·ɪ·t̬ɪŋ ˌɑʊərz/

the time period when you can visit someone, esp. in a hospital or prison

(Definition of “visiting hours” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)