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after-hours

[af-ter-ouuh rz, -ou-erz, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˈaʊərz, -ˈaʊ ərz, ˈɑf-/
adjective
1.
occurring, engaged in, or operating after the normal or legal closing time for business:
an after-hours drinking club.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Someone has requested big fans and extensions cords for an after-hours event.
  • If officers are left in a neighborhood, some of them may start taking money from the dope dealers and after-hours joints.
  • Despite the prospect of dilution, shareholders reacted positively in after-hours trading.
  • But in an over-bought market, investors pushed the stock down nearly two percent in after-hours trading.
  • We provide weekend, after-hours and post-accident services.
  • Attendees will get a private tasting and some after-hours shopping afterwards.

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