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hour·ly

 (our′lē)
adj.
1. Occurring every hour: hourly chimes.
2. Frequent; continual: hourly changes in the plans.
3. By the hour as a unit: hourly pay.
adv.
1. At or during every hour: The news is broadcast hourly.
2. Frequently; continually: complaints that came hourly.
n. pl. hour·lies Informal
An employee paid by the hour.

hourly

(ˈaʊəlɪ)
adj
1. of, occurring, or done every hour
2. done in or measured by the hour: we are paid an hourly rate.
3. continual or frequent
adv
4. every hour
5. at any moment or time

hour•ly

(ˈaʊər li, ˈaʊ ər-)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, occurring, or done each successive hour: hourly news reports.
2. using an hour as a basic unit of reckoning: hourly wages.
3. hired to work for wages by the hour: hourly workers.
4. frequent; continual.
adv.
5. at or during every hour; once an hour.
6. frequently; continually.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hourly - occurring every hour or payable by the hour; "hourly chimes"; "hourly pay"
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.hourly - every hour; by the hour; "daily, hourly, I grew stronger"
Translations
في كُل ساعَهكُلَّ سَاعَةٌ
hodinovýkaždou hodinu
hver timepr time
tunnin väleintunnin välein tapahtuva
svaki satsvakog sata
óránkénti
á klukkustundar fresti
一時間ごとに一時間ごとの
한 시간마다한 시간마다의
každú hodinu
vsako uro
varje timme
ที่เกิดประจำทุกชั่วโมงทุกชั่วโมง
saat başısaatte bir olan
hàng giờ

hourly

[ˈaʊəlɪ]
A. ADJ [rate, pay, earnings] → por hora; [bus, train, service] → cada hora; [news] → de cada hora
they come at hourly intervalsllegan cada hora
there are hourly buseshay autobuses cada hora
hourly rate or wagepaga f por hora
B. ADV
1. (= every hour) → cada hora
trains from Madrid arrive hourlylos trenes de Madrid llegan cada hora
2. (= by the hour) she's paid hourlyle pagan por horas
3. (= at any moment) we expected him hourlyle esperábamos de un momento a otro

hourly

[ˈaʊərli]
adj
[bus, service, check] → toutes les heures
There are hourly buses → Il y a des bus toutes les heures.
[rate] → horaire; [wage, earnings] → horaire hourly worker
adv
(= every hour) → toutes les heures
(= by the hour) → à l'heure
to be paid hourly → être payé(e) à l'heurehourly worker ntravailleur payé à l'heure(travailleuse)m/f(e)

hourly

adj
(= every hour)stündlich; an hourly bus serviceein stündlich verkehrender Bus; at hourly intervalsstündlich, jede Stunde; at two-hourly intervalsalle zwei Stunden
(= per hour) earningspro Stunde; worker, jobstundenweise bezahlt; hourly wage or payStundenlohn m; hourly rateStundensatz m; they are engaged on an hourly ratesie werden stundenweise engagiert; an hourly feestundenweise Bezahlung; on an hourly basisstundenweise
adv
(lit: = every hour) → stündlich, jede Stunde; (fig) (= constantly)ständig; diminish, growmit jeder Stunde; (= at any moment) expectstündlich, jeden Augenblick
paystundenweise; hourly paid work/workerstundenweise bezahlte Arbeit/Arbeitskraft

hourly

[ˈaʊəlɪ]
1. adj (intervals) → di un'ora; (bus service) → (ad) ogni ora; (rate) → orario/a
2. advogni ora
hourly paid workers → operai/e pagati a ore
we expected him hourly → lo aspettavamo da un momento all'altro

hour

(ˈauə) noun
(sometimes abbreviated to hr when written).
1. sixty minutes, the twenty-fourth part of a day. He spent an hour trying to start the car this morning; She'll be home in half an hour; a five-hour delay.
2. the time at which a particular thing happens. when the hour for action arrives; He helped me in my hour of need; You can consult him during business hours.
ˈhourly adjective, adverb
(happening or done) every hour. Take his temperature hourly; hourly reports.
ˈhour-glass noun
a device that measures time in hours by passing sand from one glass container through a narrow tube into a lower container.
hour hand
the smaller of the two hands of a watch or clock, which shows the time in hours.
at all hours
at irregular times, especially late at night. He comes home at all hours.
for hours
for a very long time. We waited for hours for the train.
on the hour
at exactly one, two, three etc o'clock. Buses leave here for London on the hour until 10 o'clock in the evening.

hourly

كُلَّ سَاعَةٌ hodinový, každou hodinu hver time stündlich ωριαία, ωριαίος cada hora, por hora tunnin välein, tunnin välein tapahtuva horaire, toutes les heures svaki sat, svakog sata ogni ora, orario 一時間ごとに, 一時間ごとの 한 시간마다, 한 시간마다의 ieder uur, per uur hver time, i timen co godzinę, godzinowy de hora em hora, que ocorre a cada hora, que ocorre de hora a hora ежечасно, ежечасный varje timme ที่เกิดประจำทุกชั่วโมง, ทุกชั่วโมง saat başı hàng giờ 每小时一次, 每小时的
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