Definition of short time noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


short time

BrE BrE//ˌʃɔːt ˈtaɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃɔːrt ˈtaɪm//
[uncountable] (British English)
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if workers are put on short time, they work for fewer hours than usual, because there is not enough work to do or not enough money to pay them