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They had hoped to let off some steam after also putting in long stints of promo work. The Sun (2012)They put in a good long winter stint of sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The troubled singer had been terrified about what people back home thought of his stint in rehab. The Sun (2007)Increasingly this will include a stint working for ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those who do the weekend festival stint get time off in lieu. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had a slow first stint and then he just got faster and faster. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had served time for burglary and his sporadic work history included stints at a steak house and a pizza place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He deserved a longer stint in prison which may have acted as a deterrent to others who are cruel to animals. The Sun (2010)That prompted speculation that he would cut short his stint in Victoria. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Six years is his average stint in one job and with one company, he says. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The short first stint was something different, they were again told. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now that work stint has finished, but the spark has gone from our relationship. The Sun (2014)Oh, and there was also that stint in rehab. The Sun (2006)And that was just in his first stint as Real president. The Sun (2010)Most of us crave a varied career, including a stint working for ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The hope now is that his Achilles holds up to what may be a long stint in the field. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Although a doctor advised that he should go into foster care, he was sent home after only a short stint. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A dozen short stints in jail. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I look for people who have done four or five-year stints. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Still, it's always worth spending a stint on the balcony. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Second stint with Portugal, has lost just twice this time around. The Sun (2010)She will end her five-year stint on the BBC1 hit after more dramatic storylines this year. The Sun (2010)But it was a short stint as a labourer on a dairy farm in south-west England that he enjoyed the most. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'stint'
British English: stint NOUN
A stint is a period of time which you spend doing a particular job or activity or working in a particular place.
He is returning to this country after a five-year stint abroad.
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