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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective For or during less than the customary or standard time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb For less than the usual full time appropriate to an activity; on a part-time basis. Opposed to full-time.
  • adjective Occupying less than the entire time appropriate to an activity. Opposed to full-time.
  • adjective Employed for less than the full time usually expended at a task or occupation. Opposed to full-time. Commonly, thirty-five hours per week or more is considered full-time, and less than 30 is part-time work.
  • noun A working schedule occupying less than full time, i.e. less than 35 hours per week.

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  • adjective for, during, or involving less than the normal time for some activity

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

  • adjective involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity
  • adverb for less than the standard number of hours
  • adjective involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity

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