workweek

noun work·week \ ˈwərk-ˌwēk \
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of workweek

: 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

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


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