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part-time

(pärt′tīm′)
adj.
For or during less than the customary or standard time: a part-time job.

part′-time′ adv.
part′-tim′er n.

part-time

adj
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) for less than the entire time appropriate to an activity: a part-time job; a part-time waitress.
adv
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) on a part-time basis: he works part time.
ˌpart-ˈtimer n

part-time

(adj. ˈpɑrtˌtaɪm; adv. ˈpɑrtˈtaɪm)

adj.
1. working or attending school less than the usual or full time.
2. pertaining to or noting such work or study: part-time employment.
adv.
3. on a part-time basis: to work part-time.
[1890–95]
part′-tim′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.part-time - involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity; "part-time employees"; "a part-time job"
full-time - for the entire time appropriate to an activity; "a full-time job"
Adv.1.part-time - for less than the standard number of hours; "he works part-time"
Translations

part-time

[ˈpɑːtˈtaɪm]
A. ADVa tiempo parcial (Sp), medio tiempo (LAm)
to work part-timetrabajar a tiempo parcial or (LAm) medio tiempo
B. ADJ [worker, job] → de media jornada, a tiempo parcial (Sp), de medio tiempo (LAm)
C. N (Ind) → jornada f reducida
to be on part-timetrabajar en horario de jornada reducida

part-time

[ˈpɑːtˈtaɪm] adv & adjpart-time inv

part

(paːt) noun
1. something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece. We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.
2. an equal division. He divided the cake into three parts.
3. a character in a play etc. She played the part of the queen.
4. the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc. He learned his part quickly.
5. in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice. the violin part.
6. a person's share, responsibility etc in doing something. He played a great part in the government's decision.
verb
to separate; to divide. They parted (from each other) at the gate.
ˈparting noun
1. the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc. Their final parting was at the station.
2. a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head.
ˈpartly adverb
to a certain extent but not completely. She was tired, partly because of the journey and partly because of the heat.
ˌpart-ˈtime adjective, adverb
not taking one's whole time; for only a few hours or days a week. a part-time job; She works part-time.
in part
partly. He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident.
part company
1. to go in different directions. We parted company at the bus-stop.
2. to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc.
part of speech
one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc).
part with
to give away or be separated from. He doesn't like parting with money.
take in good part
to accept without being hurt or offended. He took their jokes in good part.
take someone's part
to support someone (in an argument etc). She always takes his part.
take part in
to be one of a group of people doing something, to take an active share in (eg playing a game, performing a play, holding a discussion etc). He never took part in arguments.

part-time

بدواما جزئي, غَيْرُ مُتَفَرِّغٍ na částečný úvazek deltids-, på deltid auf Teilzeit, Teilzeit- με ωράριο μερικής απασχόλησης, μερικής απασχόλησης a medio tiempo, a tiempo parcial osa-aikainen, osa-aikaisesti à temps partiel honoraran, honorarno part-time パートタイムで, パートタイムの 시간제로, 시간제의 parttime deltid, deltids- na pół etatu, półetatowy a tempo parcial, de meio expediente, meio expediente в режиме неполного рабочего дня, не полностью занятый deltids-, på deltid ซึ่งไม่เต็มเวลา, นอกเวลา yarım gün bán thời gian 兼职地, 兼职的
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