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around-the-clock

[ uh-round-thuh-klok ]
/ əˈraʊnd ðəˈklɒk /
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adjective

continuing without pause or interruption: an around-the-clock guard on the prisoner.

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Origin of around-the-clock

First recorded in 1940–45
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