business hours


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Friday: The Bank of Japan announces its latest monetary-policy decision during Tokyo business hours Friday. Wsj Staff, WSJ, 6 Mar. 2023 While working for the department, the niece left work during business hours once or twice a week to transport Tompkins’ daughter, according to the agreement. Mike Damiano,, 6 Mar. 2023 Jody Meiman, director of Louisville Metro Emergency Services, said people without electricity can charge their cellphones at any Metro government building, library or community center during business hours. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, 4 Mar. 2023 After business hours, buildings are inaccessible without an access card or key. Dave Boucher, Detroit Free Press, 27 Feb. 2023 The front door of the Tucson clinic was locked and no staff was visible inside when a reporter visited the clinic during business hours the second week of January. Andrew Ford, The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2023 Customers regularly form a line prior to the opening of business hours that run Thursdays through Sundays. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 22 Feb. 2023 Google, for example, will serve up navigation details with a Google Maps integration that more closely resembles the mobile interface (think photos, business hours, ratings, and reviews). PCMAG, 22 Feb. 2023 Chain stores generally offer year-round operations, longer business hours, and lower prices than non-chain stores. Gia Mora, Treehugger, 22 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Business hours.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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