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workweek

Line breaks: work|week
Pronunciation: /ˈwɜːkwiːk
 
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Definition of workweek in English:

noun

North American
The total number of hours or days worked in a week: we need a shorter workweek and protected benefits for contract workers
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with workweek

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