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core time

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Definition of core time in English:


[mass noun] British
The central part of the working day in a flexitime system, when an employee must be present.
Example sentences
  • Garlick explained: ‘The college will be offering core time tutoring from 9am to 5pm every weekday, with fully qualified ICT tutors on hand to give in-depth training from beginner to expert level.’
  • But it also means you're going to have to give your core time to adapt to these new demands.
  • No, but they will be working shorter than the core time of part-time and full-time ordinary employees.

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