Definition of workweek in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwərkˌwēk/


North American
The total number of hours or days worked in a week: a six-day workweek
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  • The small print on one flier noted that a one-year contract was based on a six-day workweek, 12 hours per day.
  • ‘You hear about chefs putting in 80-hour workweeks,’ he says.
  • And Murphy, who typically puts in 80-to 100-hour workweeks, says more spin-offs are in the works.

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Syllabification: work·week

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