workweek

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noun work·week \ˈwərk-ˌwēk\

Definition of workweek

  1. :  the hours or days of work in a calendar week 40-hour workweek a 5-day workweek a shortened workweek

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First Known Use of workweek

1892


WORKWEEK Defined for English Language Learners

workweek

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Definition of workweek for English Language Learners

  • : the total amount of hours or days that you spend working at a job in one week

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