Definition of screen time in English:

screen time

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[mass noun]
  • 1The time allotted to or occupied by a particular subject, actor, etc., on film or television: these characters deserve more screen time
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    • 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.
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    • 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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