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o·ver·time

overtime

 
pronunciation:
o vr taIm
parts of speech:
noun, adverb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: time worked beyond the regular working hours in a day or week.
The overtime on this job is usually about six hours a week.
definition 2: money paid for such time.
Do you want to earn overtime?
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: more than the normal amount of time.
My parents worked overtime to make the house ready for grandmother's visit.