full-time

[fool-tahym]
adjective
1.
working or operating the customary number of hours in each day, week, or month: a full-time housekeeper; full-time production. Compare part-time.
adverb
2.
on a full-time basis.

Origin:
1895–1900

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full-time
 
adj
1.  for the entire time appropriate to an activity: a full-time job; a full-time student
 
adv
2.  on a full-time basis: he works full time
 
full-'timer
 
n

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Word Origin & History

full time
also fulltime, full-time, 1898; full-timer is attested from 1868; see full (adj.) + time.
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Example sentences
With this transition, four fulltime firefighters were hired and the volunteer staff became part-time employees.
Fulltime missionaries are cleanshaven as a matter of policy.
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