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Bogart has got to be one of the all-time greats.
Interest rates are at an all-time high.
the all-time worst player
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American English version of definition of all-time
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
the path that is taken by an object moving around a larger object in space
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of all-time from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.