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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Here are five takeaways from Phoenix’s weeklong stay in Sin City: Deandre Ayton a work in progress Deandre Ayton carried the weight of being the No. Scott Bordow, azcentral, "Phoenix Suns' summer-league takeaways: Deandre Ayton's progress, efforts of Davon Reed, Shaq Harrison," 13 July 2018 President Donald Trump turned his attention to taxes at a business roundtable in Hialeah on Monday, marking the beginning of a weeklong visit to South Florida. Skyler Swisher, Sun-Sentinel.com, "After tax cut push in Hialeah, President Trump switches focus to Mar-a-Lago summit," 16 Apr. 2018 The Chinese entities paid for the weeklong visit to Alaska, which began early in the week, Meyer said. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "Chinese entities eyeing $43 billion Alaska LNG send large delegation to study project," 31 Mar. 2018 Rudd, now 76, was convicted Monday of first-degree murder after a weeklong trial in Cook County and about three hours of jury deliberations. George Houde, chicagotribune.com, "Donnie Rudd guilty of killing wife in ’73, making it look like car crash; likely to spend rest of life in prison," 2 July 2018 Many want to pass it by week's end, when Congress starts a weeklong July 4 recess. Alan Fram And Lisa Mascaro, chicagotribune.com, "Far-reaching Republican immigration bill careening toward likely House rejection," 27 June 2018 Republicans, though, who control Congress, are worried about leaving town for the weeklong recess without addressing immigration issues, particularly the family separations at the border. Lisa Mascaro, The Seattle Times, "GOP leaders eye new bill on family separations at border," 25 June 2018 Instead of having a four-week break in August, the Senate will now have a weeklong recess early that month and then will return for the remaining three weeks. New York Times, "Senate’s August Recess Cut, Keeping Democrats Off Campaign Trail," 5 June 2018 Leaders set a pivotal closed-door meeting on immigration among House Republicans for June 7, days after lawmakers return from a weeklong recess. Alan Fram, The Christian Science Monitor, "Allowing path to citizenship for Dreamers proves divisive within GOP," 24 May 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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