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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of overtime

First recorded in 1530鈥40; over- + time
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How to use overtime in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for overtime

overtime

noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢ta瑟m)
  1. work at a regular job done in addition to regular working hours
  2. (as modifier)overtime pay
the rate of pay established for such work
time in excess of a set period
sport, US and Canadian extra time
adverb (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢ta瑟m)
beyond the regular or stipulated time
verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞ta瑟m)
(tr) to exceed the required time for (a photographic exposure)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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