Definition of screen time in English:

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screen time


[mass noun]
1The time allotted to or occupied by a particular subject, actor, etc., on film or television: these characters deserve more screen time
More example sentences
  • The film allows screen time for a number of different dance pieces to be played out in their entirety, much like a musical.
  • While the pair star in the same film, they share little or no screen time together, making the film a disappointment for many.
  • I just did not feel he captured the essence of the doctor, and this hurt the film seeing how much screen time he has.
2Time spent using a device such as a computer, television, or games console.
Example sentences
  • Ask teachers how much screen time kids get each day.
  • Limit your children's recreational screen time to fewer than two hours a day.
  • People do not want to hear that the American Academy of Pediatrics says that children under two should not have any screen time.

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