nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 (periodo) week la semana próxima or que viene next week una vez a la semana or por semana once a week no le gusta salir entre semana she doesn't like going out during the week o in the week o midweek semana del juguete en la Galería toy week at the Galería la semana de tres jueves [familiar/colloquial], ¿te parece que nos van a pagar? — sí, en la semana de tres jueves do you think they'll ever pay us? — yes, and pigs might fly [familiar/colloquial]
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