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[round-th uh-klok] /ˈraʊnd ðəˈklɒk/
adjective Unabridged
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  • Still, to reach the heights in practically any field today calls for a round-the-clock commitment.
  • He and many other non-nationalist politicians and their families must live with round-the-clock bodyguards.
  • The resident is typically someone who needs round-the-clock supervision by a nurse and other medical professionals.
  • His lawyers said he had kept his hair long to help block out the round-the-clock lighting in his cell.
  • Sarment offers round-the-clock, individual access to top sommeliers to a small number of clients.
  • It has speech therapists and round-the-clock nurses and cooks who delight in covertly slipping a treat into a tiny hand.
  • round-the-clock hotline set for environmental violations.
British Dictionary definitions for round-the-clock


(or as adverb round the clock) throughout the day and night
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