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English definition of “moonlight”

moonlight

verb [I]     /ˈmuːnlaɪt/ WORKPLACE
to work at an extra job, especially without telling your main employer: Nearly a third of nurses are moonlighting to make ends meet, according to a report.moonlight as sth I occasionally moonlight as a caterer.
moonlighter noun [C]
(Definition of moonlight verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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