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Meaning of "at two hours' notice" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE

at the earliest
at the end of one´s tether
at the end of the day
at the expense of
at the fiddle
at the last gasp
at the latest
at the least
at the mercy of
at the outside
at the press
at the ready
at the request of
at the same time
at the sharp end
at the top of one´s lungs
at the top of the tree
at the wheel
at times
at variance

WORDS THAT END LIKE AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE

advance notice
apprentice
at short notice
best practice
D-notice
death notice
eviction notice
final notice
injustice
justice
lattice
malpractice
notice
practice
prentice
rave notice
short notice
take notice
wanted notice
warning notice

Synonyms and antonyms of at two hours' notice in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «at two hours' notice» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE

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The translations of at two hours' notice from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «at two hours' notice» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

两个小时的通知
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un preaviso de dos horas
570 millions of speakers

English

at two hours´ notice
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दो घंटे की नोटिस पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في غضون مهلة ساعتين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в любой двух часов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

na observação de duas horas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুই ঘন্টা ´নোটিশ এ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

moyennant un préavis deux heures
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pada notis dua jam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bei zwei Stunden vorher
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二時間前の通知で
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

2 시간 통보 에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing wektu 2 jam
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tại thông báo hai giờ ´
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரண்டு மணிநேர அறிவிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दोन तासांच्या नोटिसवर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Iki saat önceden haber vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

con un preavviso di due ore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wypowiedzenia dwóch godzin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в будь двох годин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la preaviz două ore
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προειδοποίηση δύο ώρες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

by twee -uur kennisgewing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vid två timmars varsel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på to timers varsel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of at two hours' notice

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE»

The term «at two hours' notice» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.565 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about at two hours' notice

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE»

Discover the use of at two hours' notice in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to at two hours' notice and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Steel of the DLI: The 2nd Battalion of the Durham Light ...
The next day the battalion was placed at two hours' notice to move, ready to support the operations that were still taking place on the Corps front. The weather at the time was very bad but it didn't stop the battalion receiving orders to move, and ...
John Sheen, 2009
2
The Dar Mutiny of 1964
The rules at Colito were that if troops were at two hours' notice or less, then they were issued with their arms. If they were at between two and eight hours' notice, then the arms were kept in the Company stores. If they were at more than eight ...
Tony Laurence, 2010
3
A Business of Some Heat: The United Nations Force in Cyprus ...
HQ BFNE stated that the airlift could begin as soon as UNFICYP wished but, since Dublin's consent was still awaited, it was agreed that aircraft should be held at five hours notice, with the Irish at two hours' notice to leave Larnaca. Urgency ...
Francis Henn, 2004
4
Camp, march and battlefield: or, Three years and a half with ...
All became restive and impatient; we were being somewhat duped — the order was reexamined. Delphic certainly; yet consistent, whether we marched or not. " Be ready to march at two hours' notice," yes — but the notice may come next fall.
Alexander Morrison Stewart, 1865
5
Camp, March and Battle-Field; or, three years and a half ...
All became restive and impatient; we were being somewhat duped—the order was reexamined. Delphz'c certainly ; yet consistent, whether we marched or not. “ Be ready to march at two hours' notice,” yes—but the notice may come next fall.
A. M. STEWART (Chaplain of 102d Regt., P.V.), 1865
6
Strategy for Victory: The Development of British Tactical ...
Some system is therefore necessary to enable the Control to know at any time, the number of aircraft available at Instant Readiness and at two hours notice. 50. Wings or Aerodromes will report, one hour after the return of a mission, the ...
David Ian Hall, 2008
7
Cold War Warriors
David Stone. our platoons was to be at two hours' notice to move anywhere in the vast Brigade area. Twenty-four hours later, 5 Platoon (Sgt. Browne) was on its way to guard petrol stations in Omagh, Armagh and Enniskillen. This was part of a ...
David Stone, 1998
8
The Royal Navy and the Palestine Patrol
At the end of January the routine for patrols was again relaxed and all that was required was one destroyer anchored in Haifa Bay at two hours notice. On 7 February intelligence necessitated the routine of one destroyer on sea patrol and  ...
Ninian Stewart, 2013
9
The Royal Air Force - Volume 2: An Encyclopedia of the ...
No further raids were required on this day, but this flight remained on stand-by at two hours' notice. On the 12th Congressmen were again carrying out propaganda. It was widely believed by the tribes, whose object was to follow, as they ...
Ian Philpott, 1
10
Led Soldiers
Friday 2fh October All our hopes for a four days rest were shattered today when we were ordered to move at two hours notice. This meant we could not have our badly needed baths and were not allowed out. Apparently, the enemy have put in  ...
Douglas Mayman

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AT TWO HOURS' NOTICE»

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Day of action demands fast food workers' rights
“I told him no—it was my day off. He wouldn't even think of offering us time and a half to come in early at two hours' notice. There's no respect.”. «Socialist Worker, Apr 15»
2
Dearborn Symphony seeks valentines for Friday concert
A talented pianist, Ridenour covered for Peter Nero at two hours' notice to perform “Rhapsody in Blue” with the Detroit Symphony at Orchestra ... «Dearborn Press and Guide, Feb 15»
3
Team investigating Hoegh Osaka beaching also probing missing …
“We have a team at two hours' notice to move anywhere in the world as quickly as they can.” He said there are two reasons speed is so vital ... «Daily Echo, Jan 15»
4
MH370: The RNZAF crew behind 'Kiwi Rescue'
No 5 Squadron has to get an Orion up at two hours' notice every day of the year. Ad Feedback. Even as Kiwi Rescue works the Indian Ocean, ... «Marlborough Express, Mar 14»
5
Arizona Firefighters Were Elite 'Hotshots'
During fire season they're always ready to deploy at two hours' notice prepared to leave home for three weeks at a time. In fact, this crew had ... «ABC News, Jul 13»
6
COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2010: Stop currying favour and pull us …
This really is the most fatuous nonsense. The report told of slum dwellers forced to leave their homes at two hours' notice so construction of the ... «Daily Mail, Sep 10»
7
'My husband cheated on me while I was pregnant, but I still needed …
'Before Connie went to school, we would drive round Europe together, or fly to Barbados at two hours' notice,' she says. 'Toby was energetic ... «Daily Mail, Aug 10»
8
Palm Springs: Live the dream in the playground of the stars...
Back in Hollywood's golden era, studio contracts typically stipulated that actors could be called at two hours' notice to re-shoot scenes, and ... «Daily Mail, May 09»
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At least 8 dead, huge floods and houses flattened... but this is what …
Warwick University chemistry student, Martin Levere, 25, of Coventry, managed to get on a plane at two hours' notice. 'On the way out to the ... «Daily Mail, Sep 08»

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