business hours

noun

: the hours that the office is open to do business
Someone will be available to answer your call during regular business hours.

Examples of business hours in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 16-block district has completely remade the downtown corridor, once a virtual dead zone outside of business hours, into a livable, walkable, lively center, with events like monthly street markets and pop-up art installations that had long been missing. Terry Ward, Condé Nast Traveler, 12 Jan. 2024 Eisai officers and employees are strongly encouraged to spend 1% of their business hours interacting with patients and their families, including through programs that help caregivers or delivering food to housebound patients. Alice Park, TIME, 30 May 2024 Moderators are staffed during regular business hours (New York time) and can only accept comments written in English. Quanta Magazine, 23 May 2024 Seven men reportedly entered the jewelry store with hammers and other blunt objects during business hours while customers and employees were inside. Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, 10 May 2024 The Benbrook Public Library hosts a permanent donation station where items can be dropped off during business hours. Rick Mauch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 10 May 2024 That will mean the Tuesday event is squarely within business hours for Apple’s European fans, and — perhaps more importantly — something people in Asia can watch before going to bed. Bloomberg, The Mercury News, 3 May 2024 Officials stated in a news release that an increase in the hours that police will patrol is aimed at improving safety and security for RTD employees and customers, including those who use the buses or trains beyond regular business hours. Saja Hindi, The Denver Post, 22 Apr. 2024 The Sunnyvale Police Department did not immediately respond to calls made outside of normal business hours. Maxwell Zeff / Gizmodo, Quartz, 17 Apr. 2024

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“Business hours.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/business%20hours. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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