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verb [transitive] time pronunciation in British English /taɪm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytime
he/she/ittimes
present participletiming
past tensetimed
past participletimed
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  1. 1
    to arrange something so that it happens at a particular time
    The exhibition has been timed to coincide with the publication of her new book.
    1. a.
      to do something by chance at a particular moment
      You timed that well: we’re just about to have something to eat.
  2. 2
    to hit a ball well or badly in sport because of the exact moment when you hit it
    beautifully/perfectly timed: Murray’s perfectly timed pass set Snell up for a well-taken goal.

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