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English definition of “round-the-clock”

round-the-clock

adjective [before noun]     /ˌraʊnd.ðəˈklɒk/ US  /-ˈklɑːk/ (also around-the-clock)
happening or done all day and all night: He's very sick and needs round-the-clock care.Continuous and permanent → See also clock
(Definition of round-the-clock adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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