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An arrangement by which employees may set their own work schedules, especially their starting and finishing hours. Also called flexitime.

[flex(ible) time.]



also flex•i•time

(ˈflɛk sɪ-)

a system that allows an employee to choose the hours for starting and leaving work.
flex′tim`er, n.
pohyblivá pracovná doba


nGleitzeit f
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