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weekend

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Pronunciation: /wiːkˈɛnd
 
, ˈwiː-/

Definition of weekend in English:

noun

Saturday and Sunday, especially regarded as a time for leisure: she spent the weekend camping British I went to see the film at the weekend US nobody wants to work on the weekend [as modifier]: a weekend break
More example sentences
  • I might apply to stay open later at weekends and all day Sunday in the summer but certainly not 24 hours a day.
  • His car also has turned out to be a helpful transportation tool for leisure activities on weekends and vacations.
  • The figures are not released to the public but were leaked to a Sunday newspaper at the weekend.

verb

[no object, with adverbial] informal Back to top  
Spend a weekend somewhere: he was weekending in the country
More example sentences
  • My uncle had a change of heart about weekending with the chairman of the board.
  • Having lived alone for years - working in London and weekending at her house in the West Country - she has, she admits, become quite selfish.
  • When she fails to show, he tracks her all the way to a ski lodge where she's, of course, weekending with a concerned medic.

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