punctuality


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the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time

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Whatever his punctuality, he could not prevent the delays which were certain to occur; and a delay of only two or three days would be fatal to his tour.
It needed, in particular, a constant repetition of a phrase to the effect that he shared the common fate, found it best of all, and wished for no other; and by repeating such phrases he acquired punctuality and habits of work, and could very plausibly demonstrate that to be a clerk in a solicitor's office was the best of all possible lives, and that other ambitions were vain.
I had all my meals in the schoolroom with my pupils, at such times as suited their fancy: sometimes they would ring for dinner before it was half cooked; sometimes they would keep it waiting on the table for above an hour, and then be out of humour because the potatoes were cold, and the gravy covered with cakes of solid fat; sometimes they would have tea at four; frequently, they would storm at the servants because it was not in precisely at five; and when these orders were obeyed, by way of encouragement to punctuality, they would keep it on the table till seven or eight.
Thompson said when Philip came to the office late, for his early punctuality had not lasted.
As it was, every one was conscious that by observing certain rules, such as punctuality and quiet, by cooking well, and performing other small duties, one ode after another was satisfactorily restored to the world, and they shared the continuity of the scholar's life.
The man's punctuality depended on the convenience of his superiors employed at the office.
Germaine, we had every reason to congratulate ourselves on the ignorant punctuality which had brought us into the drawing-room half an hour in advance of the other guests.
They had a very fine day for Box Hill; and all the other outward circumstances of arrangement, accommodation, and punctuality, were in favour of a pleasant party.
KARACHI -- On the directive of Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar all departmental heads of KMC have been instructed to ensure punctuality in office timings and take action against officials who did not attend their duties on time.
EgyptAir jet - Official website CAIRO -- 24 January 2018: EGYPTAIR Chairman and CEO Safwat Musallam has congratulated employees of the national company, the affiliated sectors and subsidiaries for winning the best punctual airline rank in 2017 amongst other airlines in the African continent, according to OAG's annual Punctuality League performance report in 2017.
In 2017, the airline recorded network punctuality of 82 per cent for flight departures and 86 per cent for arrivals -- results that place Etihad Airways as one of the most reliable airlines in the world for 2017.
15, (Petra) -- Royal Jordanian (RJ) ranked second in terms of punctuality among Middle East and African airlines with 80.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 8, 2018-OAG reports global on-time punctuality rankings
The report was based on an analysis of monthly punctuality statistics gathered by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on the percentage of flights that arrived in to the UK within 15 minutes of due time (Short Haul Airlines).
TRAIN punctuality on local commuter services in Wales has dipped dramatically because of the collapse of a church in Cardiff.