the number of hours in a period, as a day, week, or month, considered customary for pursuing an activity, esp. working at a job: The factory now operates on full time.
Cf. part time.
full-timePronunciation: (fool'tīm'), [key]
working or operating the customary number of hours in each day, week, or month: a full-time housekeeper; full-time production.
on a full-time basis.
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