part-time

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part-time(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not full time)
a. de medio tiempo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Evan got a part-time job, working ten hours a week, while he was in college.Evan consiguió un trabajo de medio tiempo, de diez horas a la semana, mientras estaba en la universidad.
b. de media jornada
The hotel hired a part-time clerk to work mornings.El hotel contrató a un recepcionista de media jornada para trabajar en las mañanas.
c. a tiempo parcial
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Cristina is a part-time student and a full-time accountant.Cristina es estudiante a tiempo parcial y contable a tiempo completo.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (not full time)
a. medio tiempo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
After six months of working part-time, Deena finally got hired full-time.Después de seis meses de trabajar medio tiempo, Deena finalmente fue contratada a tiempo completo.
b. a tiempo parcial
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Paul works part-time as a waiter.Paul trabaja a tiempo parcial como mesero.
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part-time [ˈpɑːtˈtaɪm]
adverb
a tiempo parcial; (Esp) medio tiempo; (LAm)
to work part-time trabajar a tiempo parcial or medio tiempo; (LAm)
adjective
[+worker, job] de media jornada; a tiempo parcial; (Esp) de medio tiempo; (LAm)
noun
(Ind) jornada (f) reducida
to be on part-time trabajar en horario de jornada reducida
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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