Definition of working day in English:

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working day

noun

chiefly British
1A day on which one usually works.
Example sentences
  • You must apply for inclusion on the Supplement Register at least fourteen working days before polling day.
  • The case for abolishing Bank Holidays applies even more to weekends and conventional working days.
  • It may be issued as late as four working days before election day.
1.1The part of the day devoted or allotted to work: a long working day
More example sentences
  • The DOE said it is using maximum overtime and has introduced extended working days to tackle the problem.
  • In this context, the normal eight-hour working day and overtime limits are already irrelevant.
  • I've just checked my email now and, twenty-five minutes into the working day, I've had two replies.

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