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English definition of “round/around the clock”

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round/around the clock

C1 all day and all night: Doctors and nurses worked round the clock to help those injured in the train crash. She needed round-the-clock nursing.
Translations of “round/around the clock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 晝夜地,日以繼夜,日夜不停地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昼夜地,夜以继日,日夜不停地…
(Definition of round/around the clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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