quality time

quality time
 Short but satisfying periods of time spent with family members. Harried executives often talk about spending quality time with members of their family.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Quality time — is an informal reference to time spent with loved ones ( e.g., close family, partners or friends) which is in some way important, special, productive or profitable. It is time that is set aside for paying full and undivided attention to the… …   Wikipedia

  • quality time — ➔ time * * * quality time UK US noun [U] ► time that you spend giving your full attention to someone or something without having to deal with other things at the same time: »I need to give my staff some quality time. quality time with sb/together …   Financial and business terms

  • quality time — time devoted exclusively to nurturing a cherished person or activity. [1985 90] * * * noun [noncount] : time that you spend giving all of your attention to someone who is close to you (such as your child) Spending some quality time after work… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quality time — quality .time n [U] the time that you spend giving someone your full attention, especially time that you spend with your children when you are not busy ▪ Do you spend enough quality time with your children? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quality time — quality ,time noun uncount time that you spend with someone, usually your child, doing enjoyable things together so that your relationship remains strong …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quality time — ► NOUN ▪ time devoted exclusively to another person in order to strengthen a relationship …   English terms dictionary

  • Quality time — Ein amerikanischer Vater mit seinen Söhnen beim Lesen Unter Quality time (engl. für „Qualitätszeit“) versteht man im gesellschaftlichen Diskurs des englischsprachigen Raumes, besonders der Vereinigten Staaten, die Zeit, in der man seinen –… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • quality time — /ˈkwɒləti taɪm/ (say kwoluhtee tuym) noun time, especially time spent with children, during which full, undistracted communication and interaction can take place: * You want what little time you have to be quality time, she said. –advertiser,… …  

  • quality time — N UNCOUNT (approval) If people spend quality time together, they spend a period of time relaxing or doing things that they both enjoy, and not worrying about work or other responsibilities …   English dictionary

  • quality time — time devoted exclusively to nurturing a cherished person or activity. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

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