Definition of 'leisure'
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Most reported that they spent more than 50 per cent of their leisure time on smartphones or the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Also, be sure you are covered for activities undertaken in your leisure time that may be considered risky, such as cycling or bungee jumping. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have those things and now you have the leisure to enjoy them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spending on holidays and leisure is often the first casualty in harder economic times. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One factor in its favour is the growing perception of surfing the web as a leisure pursuit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One issue to be aired was leisure time. Christianity Today (2000)The train opened up the countryside as a place of popular leisure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An academy would train the jobless to work in hospitality and leisure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His other big leisure pursuit is attending festivals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just the answer for those couples who cannot agree on such leisure time issues. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both genders talked about leisure pursuits equally. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How you organise your leisure time is your choice. The Sun (2012)All this promised the gardener more leisure time and freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What began as a leisure pursuit of mine has end up helping two million people with their leisure pursuit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More than half of the country now considers itself middle class and is working less and enjoying more leisure time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many people spend far more of their waking hours at work than they do with their families or in leisure pursuits. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The American will go home and his leisure hours are more important. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The most popular leisure activity in Britain is going for a walk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I spend more time working than socialising with friends or enjoying hobbies or leisure activities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This week, we turn our attention to apps that will entertain you and enhance your holidays and leisure time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Because of their household responsibilities, women are less able to establish a boundary between work and leisure at home. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)A sharp slowdown in economic migration means that the construction industry and leisure and hospitality companies will also struggle to hire staff. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The most popular leisure activity of the weekend was expected to be watching DVD box sets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More than one in ten US workers is employed in leisure and hospitality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We all seek the wild: going for a walk is the nation's most popular leisure activity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'leisure'
British English: leisure /ˈlɛʒə/ NOUN
Leisure is the time when you do not have to work and can do things that you enjoy.
It was a relaxing way to fill my leisure time.
- American English: leisure
- Arabic: رَاحَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lazer
- Chinese: 空闲
- Croatian: slobodno vrijeme
- Czech: volný čas
- Danish: fritid
- Dutch: vrijetijd
- European Spanish: ocio
- Finnish: vapaa-aika
- French: loisirs
- German: Freizeit
- Greek: ελεύθερος χρόνος
- Italian: tempo libero
- Japanese: 余暇
- Korean: 레저
- Norwegian: fritid
- Polish: wolny czas
- European Portuguese: lazer
- Romanian: timp liber
- Russian: досуг
- Spanish: ocio
- Swedish: fritid
- Thai: เวลาว่าง
- Turkish: boş vakit
- Ukrainian: дозвілля
- Vietnamese: thời gian rỗi
Definition of leisure from the Collins English Dictionary
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