week·​long | \ ˈwēk-ˈlȯŋ \

Definition of weeklong

: lasting a week

Examples of weeklong in a Sentence

We attended a weeklong training conference in Atlanta.

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Bieber has just returned from an abortive attempt at the Hoffman Process, a weeklong intensive group-therapy retreat with a devoted Hollywood following. Rob Haskell, Vogue, "Justin and Hailey Bieber Open Up About Their Passionate, Not-Always-Easy but Absolutely All-In Romance," 7 Feb. 2019 When Talita was nine, DVF took her to a weeklong fashion show in Florence, where the young woman seemed completely at home. Alex Kuczynski, Town & Country, "Diane and Talita von Furstenberg Turn an American Empire into a Family Dynasty," 7 Feb. 2019 Most of the city’s 20 schools were shut down by the weeklong strike, which ended with teachers winning a 2 percent cost-of-living retroactive raise and a 2.5 percent increase in the current school year. Colleen Slevin, The Seattle Times, "Denver teachers vote to go on strike over pay," 23 Jan. 2019 Disillusioned, Li Po decided to join the Taoist society and was inducted by a master at a weeklong ceremony in 745. Yunte Huang, WSJ, "‘The Banished Immortal’ Review: ‘Heaven Begot a Talent Like Me’," 11 Jan. 2019 While the president’s statement sought to defuse the controversy, the upcoming weeklong celebration of McCain’s life is likely to bring new awkwardness. Catherine Lucey, The Seattle Times, "Under pressure, Trump tersely recognizes McCain, lowers flag," 27 Aug. 2018 Turns out, Allbirds were her sneaker of choice on a weeklong vacation to Disney with her family. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Allbirds Sneakers Are the Perfect Last-Minute Christmas Gift for Your Mom," 18 Dec. 2018 Thousands of mourners jammed a synagogue, a Jewish community center and a third, undisclosed site for the first in a weeklong series of funerals for victims of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history. Allen G. Breed, The Seattle Times, "Mourning and protests as Pittsburgh begins victims’ burials," 31 Oct. 2018 The weeklong Brett Kavanaugh hearings began on Tuesday, September 4. Emily Bloch, Teen Vogue, "70 People Were Arrested During First Day of Kavanaugh Hearings," 5 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of weeklong

1847, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weeklong

: lasting for a week

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