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adjective, adverb uk   us   /ˌfʊlˈtaɪm/
B1 (of work or education) done for the whole of a working week: a full-time job Most children in the UK remain in full-time education until they are at least 16 years old. She went back to work full-time when her youngest child went to school.full-time job/activity an activity that uses a lot of your time: Keeping a garden tidy is a full-time job.
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