Definition of awayday in English:


Line breaks: away|day
Pronunciation: /əˈweɪdeɪ


  • 1A day’s leave or a day trip.
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    • The ladies' away day was at Easingwold.
    • Round the corner is a youth club which organises dance, music and art classes and away-days to Blackpool and Alton Towers.
    • But they're on no jolly awayday down to the capital.
  • 1.1A day on which employees meet at a venue away from the workplace to plan strategy or to discuss a particular issue: a worthwhile awayday on scenario planning
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    • The pair argued over the issue at last week's Cabinet away day in Cardiff.
    • On the same day of the meeting last month, the Downing Street strategy unit held an away-day to discuss the respect agenda.
    • Tens of millions of pounds are being handed over for advice on everything from corporate "branding" to how best to plan away-days.


1970s: first denoting a type of money-saving return rail ticket.

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