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double time in Wages topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdouble timeˌdouble ˈtime noun [uncountable]  BEWdouble pay given to someone when they work at a time when people do not normally work
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double timeNow, would you pay it out of your pocket at double time?A computer virus A watch with a second hand doing double time.You will carry your luggage back here, double time!His overtime rate is double time for Saturday and all weekday time over 8 hours and treble time for Sunday working.There was no union to be consulted, no time and a half or double time to be considered.Staff are entitled to 24 working days holiday per year in addition to double time for each statutory holiday worked.Then it was double time to the mess hall, and chin-ups and push-ups outside.