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English definition of “time and a half”

time and a half

noun [U]
 
 
HR
a rate of pay for workers that is fifty per cent more than they usually get, that they earn for working more hours than usual or for working during a public holiday: Controllers are paid time and a half when they work overtime.
(Definition of time and a half from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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