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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Employed for or involving a standard number of hours of working time: a full-time administrative assistant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Involving a full amount of time spent on some activity, especially a job.
  • adv. Spending a full amount of time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. spending or requiring all of the time normally given to an activity. Opposite of part-time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. for the entire time appropriate to an activity
  • adv. for the standard number of hours

Etymologies

full +‎ time (Wiktionary)

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