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Definition of days

: in the daytime repeatedly : on any day

Examples of days in a Sentence

She works days and goes to school nights.
Recent Examples on the Web Richardson was set to graduate from Armuchee High School just days before she was killed, Floyd County Schools said in a statement. Alaa Elassar And Kay Jones, CNN, "Two half sisters were found murdered under a bridge in Georgia," 15 May 2020 One of the star attractions was chairwoman of the Republican National Committee Ronna McDaniel, who days later was self-quarantining after developing a fever. Rob Crilly, Washington Examiner, "Trump campaign ditches negative messaging as it tries to keep dollars rolling amid crisis," 1 Apr. 2020 The Scottish pop singer has kept herself busy as of late, embarking on a North America headlining tour from Feb. 23 through March 24 before making her late-night television debut on The Late Show just days afterward. Madeleine Fernando, Billboard, "Publishing Briefs: Kobalt Music Signs Gunna & Natti Natasha, Pulse Partners With Clive Davis Institute & More," 9 May 2019 One fatality occurred - an elderly woman living in temporary Katrina housing in Gentilly, just days before moving back into her permanent home. Melinda Morris,, "Mardi Gras weather in New Orleans since the 1870s: The best and the worst," 8 Feb. 2018 According to the TelegraphMcIlroy has called off his wedding with Wozniaki just DAYS after sending out wedding invitations. Micaela English, Town & Country, "Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniaki Call It Quits," 21 May 2014 One inmate who testified in December was found hanging in his cell just days later. Ivana Hrynkiw,, "Judge rules mentally ill Alabama prison inmates receive inadequate care," 27 June 2017 The moves come as Fox, like all broadcast networks, puts the finishing touches on its 2017-18 primetime lineup just days before presenting it to advertisers next week in New York. Bill Keveney, USA TODAY, "Fox cancels supernatural 'Sleepy Hollow'," 9 May 2017 In another instance of a rare and poorly understood phenomenon, several beachgoers pulled a deceased oarfish from the sea in Carmen, Agusan Del Norte, Philippines on Wednesday, after fishermen had caught one off the same coast just days before. Rachel Brown, National Geographic, "Mysterious 'Sea Serpent' Oarfish Resurfaces," 17 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of days

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Days.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of days

chiefly US : during the day : in the daytime

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