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overtime

o·ver·time

overtime

 
pronunciation:
o vr taIm
parts of speech:
noun, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: time worked beyond a given upper limit for a day or week.
definition 2: wages paid for such time.
definition 3: in sports, an extra period of playing time for settling a tied score.
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part of speech: adverb
definition: more than the normal amount of time.
He worked overtime in order to meet the deadline.