Definition of full-time in English:

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full-time

Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝ol ˈˌtīm/

adjective

Occupying or using the whole of someone’s available working time, typically 40 hours in a week: a full-time job
More example sentences
  • Faure may soon be obliged to give up the day job and become a full-time musician if the committee decides against her.
  • Is it such a crazy question to ask someone who is offering you a full-time job?
  • That decision to give up his full-time job to pursue music did not come lightly.

adverb

On a full-time basis: both parents were employed full-time
More example sentences
  • We are employed full-time in the business and we are the holders of the licence.
  • She said the juggling act between being a parent and working full-time was difficult.
  • It employs approximately a hundred people full-time in those various offices.

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Syllabification: full-time

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