week·​long | \ ˈwēk-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce weeklong (audio) \

Definition of weeklong

: lasting a week

Examples of weeklong in a Sentence

We attended a weeklong training conference in Atlanta.
Recent Examples on the Web There were 8,801 new test results reported on Tuesday, above the weeklong average of 8,019 new tests per day. Erin Alberty, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah governor announces new coronavirus strategy as cases rise by 987," 13 Oct. 2020 Maryland’s reported seven-day testing positivity rate, which measures the percentage of virus tests that return positive results during a weeklong period, was 2.95%, ending a 10-day streak where that figure exceeded the day prior. Nathan Ruiz, baltimoresun.com, "Maryland’s coronavirus positivity rate declines for first time in 11 days as state adds 413 cases, 6 deaths," 6 Oct. 2020 Ace is part of Bark for a Cure, hosted by Mardi Paws, which is a weeklong event Oct. 11-17 online on the Mardi Paws Facebook or barkforacure.net. Jessica Saggio | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, "Mardi Paws geauxs pink, docs paint their nails all to fight breast cancer," 5 Oct. 2020 The weeklong promotional event runs from Monday, Sept. 28 until Sunday, Oct. 4. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Clevelanders working from home save 4.1 hours a week in commute: The Wake Up for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020," 22 Sep. 2020 The weeklong event began with a new short film titled Better, which is narrated by rapper Kendrick Lamar. Benjamin Vanhoose, PEOPLE.com, "Kobe Bryant Short Film Better Narrated by Kendrick Lamar Launches Nike's 'Mamba Week' — Watch," 24 Aug. 2020 Sukkot, a weeklong festival, begins Friday and is marked with celebrations in temporary huts outdoors. Henry Goldman, Bloomberg.com, "Orthodox Jewish Communities Chafe Under NYC Mask Crackdown," 2 Oct. 2020 There were 9,365 new test results reported on Friday, above the weeklong average of 7,195 new tests per day. Erin Alberty, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah coronavirus cases up 1,107 Friday, as death toll moves closer to 500," 2 Oct. 2020 The weeklong violence began when white mobs erupted in protest over the draft, but quickly turned into an assault on the city’s Black citizens. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, "Amid the Monument Wars, a Rally for ‘More History’," 28 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of weeklong

1847, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2020

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“Weeklong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weeklong. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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: lasting for a week

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