Definition of flextime in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfleksˌtīm/
(British flexitime /ˈfleksi-/)


A system of working a set number of hours with the starting and finishing times chosen within agreed limits by the employee: no need for day care—the parents can work flextime
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  • It has all the key features of a time and attendance system geared to accommodate flexitime and annualised hours solutions in an Irish employment situation.
  • One solution, Conran believes, could be flexitime, with employees choosing, within certain limits, when to start and end their working day.
  • Flexible working hours can take the form of annualised hours, compressed hours, flexitime, home working or job sharing.


1970s: blend of flexible and time.

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Syllabification: flex·time

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