screen time

screen time UK US (also screentime, screen-time) noun [U] COMMUNICATIONS
the length of time that something appears on a television or cinema screen: »

Each roll of film only produces 3.5 minutes of screen-time.

the length of time that a person spends watching television: »

Educationalists advise limited screen time for under-5s.


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