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office hours

noun [plural] uk   us  
the hours during the day when people who work in offices are usually at work: I'll have to do it outside/out of (= before or after) office hours. Their phone lines are only open during office hours. US ( UK surgery [U]) the times during the day when you can go to see a doctor or dentist at his or her office: Many doctors have evening office hours.
Translations of “office hours”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辦公時間, 工作時間…
in Russian часы работы (организаций и учреждений)…
in Turkish çalışma saatleri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 办公时间, 工作时间…
in Polish godzinyurzędowania…
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