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day of rest

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Definition of day of rest in English:

noun

A day in the week set aside from normal work or activity, typically Sunday on religious grounds: when the Lord made Sunday he meant it for a day of rest
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  • Sunday is his day of rest, the one day of the week when he takes a complete break from training.
  • ‘I believe in Sunday being a day of rest, but I would not try and impose my views on others,’ he said.
  • Chris Cullwick, for example, would like stronger legislation to protect Sunday as a day of rest.

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