full-time
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full-time(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (involving the full number of working hours)
a. a tiempo completo
Brad is trying to find full-time employment.Brad está intentando encontrar un trabajo a tiempo completo.
b. de tiempo completo
The hospital is hiring three full-time nurses.El hospital va a contratar a tres enfermeras de tiempo completo.
c. a jornada completa
I have a full-time contract, but the store will be closed evenings during the summer months.Tengo un contrato a jornada completa, pero durante los meses de verano la tienda cerrará por las tardes.
d. de jornada completa
The post we are offering is full-time and permanent.El puesto que ofrecemos es de jornada completa y permanente.
e. con dedicación exclusiva
Dave's wife is the breadwinner of the family and he is a full-time father.La esposa de Dave es la que mantiene a la familia y él es padre con dedicación exclusiva.
f.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
All our employees are full-time.Todos nuestros empleados trabajan a tiempo completo.
Are you full-time or part-time?¿Tú trabajas a jornada completa o a jornada partida?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(requiring all one's time)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Being a parent is a full-time job.Ser padre requiere dedicación plena.
Finding a job is in itself a full-time job.Buscar trabajo no te deja tiempo para nada más.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (on a full-time basis)
a. a tiempo completo
Ashley works full-time and furthermore takes care of her elderly mother.Ashley trabaja a tiempo completo y además cuida de su madre anciana.
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full-time
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (job, employment)
a. a tiempo completo
2. (teacher, housewife)
a. con dedicación exclusiva, de plena dedicación
3. (fig)
a.
looking after the baby is a full-time jobcuidar del bebé es un trabajo de plena dedicación
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (work)
a. a tiempo completo
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full-time [ˌfʊlˈtaɪm]
adjective
[+employment] a tiempo completo; [+employee] que trabaja una jornada completa; que trabaja a tiempo completo
he's a full-time musician (professional) es músico profesional; a full-time job un puesto de trabajo a tiempo completo; a full-time course un curso de dedicación plena
adverb
to work full-time trabajar a tiempo completo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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