Etymology
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full-time (adj.)

also fulltime, 1895; full-timer is attested from 1855, in reference to students; see full (adj.) + time (n.).

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Definitions of full-time
1
full-time (adv.)
for the standard number of hours;
she works full-time
2
FULL-TIME (adj.)
for the entire time appropriate to an activity;
a full-time job
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