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  • n. Time that can be spent on one's own activities rather than work.

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  • n. time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
  • n. time that is free from duties or responsibilities

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Examples

  • Im off the track team and I have to spend my free time with Reverend Evers.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • After a break for Hawaiian plate lunch provided by a local restaurant, campers indulged in a bit of free time before Kawena took over with a class on needle-turn appliqué.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • She looked nothing like the fashion-minded shopaholic who spent much of her free time in the mirror.

    Street Judge

  • Today she wore a superbright pink, yellow, and green striped sweater that looked like it spent its free time keeping ships from crashing into the shore.

    The Wish Stealers

  • Doug had a local girlfriend, whom he kept scrupulously away from the others (not even telling her he had a place to stay here in town), and with whom he spent as much of his free time as he could, and other than that he commuted four days a week to his Dive Shop, three hours each way, driving doggedly back to Dudson Center every night just in case the weather should break.

    Drowned Hopes

  • Mr. Seaver spent a significant amount of his free time in the chemistry lab, where he would have access to those substances, Officer Ryan said.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • Another woman, Anna Ungaro, was in town from Jersey City and had free time before an appointment.

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  • She misdelivered the mail, wrote down messages wrong, and spent all her free time examining her split ends.

    Futures Imperfect

  • Twenty-first-century efficiencies somehow make room for more things to do, rather than give you more free time to do them.

    The Flex Diet

  • Galápagos Islands, so lonely and so swathed in legend, where we were spending two or three hours of free time in a promenade along the beach.

    The War with the Newts

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