working week

noun

Definition of working week

chiefly British
: the total amount of hours or days that a person spends working at a job in one week
  • a 40-hour working week

Word by Word Definitions

working play
  1. : the manner of functioning or operating : operation

  2. : an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling

  1. : engaged in work especially for wages or a salary

  2. : adequate to permit work to be done

  3. : assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity

week play
  1. : any of a series of 7-day cycles used in various calendars

  2. : a week beginning with a specified day or containing a specified holiday

  3. : a week appointed for public recognition of some cause


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